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NASA’s InSight enters safe mode during dust storm in Mars

NASA's InSight lander is stable and sending data from Mars to Earth. It had gone to its safe mode because of a regional dust storm which reduced the sunlight reaching its solar panels. In its safe mode, the spacecraft is only carrying on its...

Astronomers detected new sub Jupiter mass exoplanet

Astronomers have reported the detection of a new sub-Jupiter-mass alien world orbiting an M-dwarf star. The have named it as OGLE-2014-BLG-0319Lb. The new found planet is about half as massive as Jupiter. The discovery was published in the arXiv pre-print repository. Scientists have used the...

Researchers hits at volcanic activity in Venus

A team of researchers have found traces of volcanic activity in Idunn Mons of Venus. This new finding has been published in The Planetary Science Journal. But the researchers also said that their theories can only be confirmed after they send new spacecraft to...

Scientists discovers new data about Moon’s past

Scientists say that the periodic lava has created a layer on Moon’s surface billions of years ago and this ancient layer of lava can provide new insights of the Moon’s deep past. Tieyuan Zhu, a geophysics professor of Penn State University says that the...

Galileo satellites are ready to be launched

Launch Readiness Review has confirmed that the next pair of Galileo satellites are ready to be launched. The supporting ground installations, operations facilities and teams are ready to take off for its journey. Galileo satellites 27–28 have been scheduled to be launched form French Guiana...

Sun is a source of Earth’s water

Researchers from Curtin University have unrevealed the mysterious source behind Earth’s water. They found that Sun can be a source behind Earth’s plentiful water. They found that solar wind from Sun made of hydrogen ions are responsible for creating water on the surface of...