For the first time, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a single nearby star—and these new worlds could hold life.
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All bunched in close together, orbiting a tiny star, a newly discovered cluster of rocky planets has only just begun to yield its secrets. Richard A. Lovett reports.
Wed 22 Feb 17 from Cosmos Magazine
The discovery of seven habitable planets just 40 light years away is certainly impressive, but the fact is, they are still 40 light years away. Unless we're willing and able to spend ...
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The SpaceX Dragon cargo ship was loaded with 5,500 pounds of supplies
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This year, one of the most important artifacts of the Space Age, the Columbia command module of the Apollo 11 mission, will leave its home at the Smithsonian Institution's National Air ...
Thu 23 Feb 17 from Gizmag
Mars' mantle may be more complicated than previously thought. In a new study published today in the Nature-affiliated journal Scientific Reports, researchers at LSU document geochemical changes ...
2 hours ago from Phys.org
Scientists have recovered an advanced solar telescope that has been sitting out in the middle of nowhere in Antarctica for a year. In January 2016, the NASA-funded Gamma-Ray Imager/Polarimeter ...
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Even Punxsutawaney Phil can't be blamed for being baffled this year and hightailing it back to his burrow. He predicted six more weeks of winter on Feb 2, but by then spring was already springing ...
17 hours ago from Phys.org
Astronomers have found an enormous, glowing blob of gas in the distant universe, with no obvious source of power for the light it is emitting. Called an "enormous Lyman-alpha nebula" (ELAN), ...
19 hours ago from Phys.org
Spring is coming sooner to some plant species in the low Arctic of Greenland, while other species are delaying their emergence amid warming winters. The changes are associated with diminishing ...
18 hours ago from Phys.org
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