Potato-shaped Exoplanet 1500 Light-years Away from Earth Discovered

Potato-shaped Exoplanet 1500 Light-years Away from Earth Discovered

Astronomers have discovered a new planet that has expanded our understanding of planets. An international team of astronomers published their findings in the Astronomy & Astrophysics journal on Tuesday where they shared details of a planet with a weird shape for the first time. The planet WASP-103b, located around an F-type star 1500 light-years away […]

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Definition Of Planets Needs to Change, Pluto Should Be Reinstated: Researchers

Definition Of Planets Needs to Change, Pluto Should Be Reinstated: Researchers

The new study, published in Icarus, suggests that the current criterion that passes a celestial body as a planet needs to be rescinded. It is the same criterion that resulted in the International Astronomical Union dismissing Pluto as a planet. Researchers believe that this central idea about identifying planets is passed down from Galileo and […]

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Earth and Mars Originated in the Inner Solar System, Finds Study

Earth and Mars Originated in the Inner Solar System, Finds Study

Earth and Mars were formed from the building material that primarily originated from the inner solar system, and a very small percentage of that material came from beyond Jupiter’s orbit, a new study suggests. Led by scientists at the University of Munster, Germany, the research provides insights into the isotopic composition of our planet and […]

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