No Escape: Three Newly-discovered Exoplanets are On the Verge of Death

No Escape: Three Newly-discovered Exoplanets are On the Verge of Death

Several studies have revealed the characteristics of exoplanets and how their giant size sets them apart from the ones present in our solar system. However, a new study has revealed how some of these exoplanets might be on the verge of their demise. The study, accepted by the Astronomical Journal and shared on pre-press site […]

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NASA Offers Rs 7.4 Crore for Ideas to Feed Astronauts in 'Deep Space Food Challenge'

NASA Offers Rs 7.4 Crore for Ideas to Feed Astronauts in ‘Deep Space Food Challenge’

NASA will pay up to $1 million (approximately Rs 7.4 crore) to people who can come up with innovative and sustainable food production ideas to feed astronauts in space, as the US space agency prepares to send astronauts further into the cosmos than ever before. Giving future explorers the technology to produce nutritious, tasty, and […]

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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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NASA's Hubble Telescope Completes 31 Years in Space

NASA’s Hubble Telescope Completes 31 Years in Space

NASA announced that the Hubble telescope passed the one billion second mark in space. (Image Credits: Shutterstock) NASA will also be launching the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope built upon Hubble’s discoveries and will work together with Hubble to expand our understanding of the universe. The new year marked a landmark achievement for National Aeronautics […]

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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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