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Jupiter’s Formation Clues Revealed by ESO’s VLT and ALMA

A fascinating new snapshot captured by the European Southern Observatory (ESO) has set the astronomical community abuzz with excitement. The image offers intriguing insights into...

NASA MESSENGER Mission Data Reveals Surprising Chromium Abundance on Mercury

Mercury, the enigmatic planet closest to the sun, has long puzzled scientists with its unusual characteristics. Now, a groundbreaking study led by Arizona State University...

Earth’s Day Lengthening Halted for Over a Billion Years, Scientists Discover

A team of astrophysicists from the University of Toronto has made a fascinating discovery regarding the lengthening of Earth's day. They have found that for...

James Webb Telescope Reveals Surprising Features of Saturn’s Rings

Get ready to be amazed by the latest James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) image as it unveils the secrets hidden within Saturn's celestial realm. In...

The Impact of Space Weather on Earth

Discover the impact of space weather on Earth, including solar flares and geomagnetic storms. Learn how these phenomena can disrupt communication networks, satellite operations, and...

Surprising Discovery of New Molecule Expands Understanding of Protoplanets

Astronomers at the Center for Astrophysics, Harvard & Smithsonian, have made an exciting breakthrough in the study of protoplanets. Charles Law, the lead author of...

NASA’s MAVEN Mission Captures Striking Ultraviolet Views of Mars

In a remarkable display of the Martian atmosphere and surface features, NASA's MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN) mission has unveiled stunning ultraviolet images...

Jupiter’s Vortex Reveals Electrifying Discoveries

In a mesmerizing display of nature's power, NASA's Juno mission has captured a stunning view of a vortex near Jupiter's north pole, providing scientists...

Building Block for Life Discovered on Saturn’s Moon Enceladus

In a groundbreaking discovery, scientists have unearthed evidence that could have profound implications for the existence of extraterrestrial life within our solar system. Dr....

How Many Jupiter’s Can Fit in the Sun? Unveiling the Astonishing Scale of Our Solar System

Have you ever wondered how vast the universe is and how celestial bodies compare in size? In this article, we will explore the fascinating...

NASA space mission locates source of CO2 emissions on Earth

Using space-based observations a case study show how carbon dioxide emissions and reductions can be tracked at the source of a large European coal-fired...

Large volcanic outburst on discovered on Jupiter’s moon Io

Jeff Morgenthaler of the Planetary Science Institute discovered a large volcanic outburst on Jupiter's moon Io using PSI's Io Input/Output observatory (IoIO). Since 2017, PSI...

NASA and HAARP conclude asteroid experiment

Scientists wants to learn more about the interior of an asteroid. This is why, long wavelength radio signals were launched into space from a...

TESS detects new ‘hot Jupiter’ exoplanet orbiting a rapidly rotating star

An international team of astronomers has discovered a new "hot Jupiter" exoplanet. They have used NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) to make this...

Exotic clasts in Chang’e-5 samples indicate unexplored terrane on moon

The Chang'e-5 spacecraft has landed in the Mons Rümker region of the moon's northern Oceanus Procellarum. It has returned 1.731 kg of lunar regolith. Recognizing...