Astronomy

Astronomy 1

Are we really alone in the Universe?

One of the biggest questions humans have long sought to answer pertains to the existence of life — or…

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Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity once again proven true

Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity holds up well, even around the supermassive black hole in the center of…

NASA rover Mars methane

Massive Underground lake discovered on Mars

A vast underground lake has been discovered on Mars, a first in the study of the red planet! The…

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The Milky Way’s long lost sister galaxy was cannibalized by Andromeda

The Milky Way had a sister, a massive galaxy that, scientists believe, was “crushed and cannibalized” two million years…

Exoplanet

Astronomers have developed new procedures to identify exoplanets faster

About 80 percent of all exoplanets known today were discovered using the transit method. The latter is based on…

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Jupiter now has 79 moons… a record

Last year, astronomers from the Carnegie Institution for Science discovered a dozen moons in orbit around Jupiter. To…

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Saturn’s moving musical composition

The electromagnetic exchange between the sixth planet of the solar system, Saturn, and one of its many moons, captured…

NASA rover Mars methane

A gigantic dust storm has changed the surface of Mars

In one month, Mars has metamorphosed. Since May 30, a giant dust storm has encompassed the entire planet. So…

the sun

NASA to send a probe to the most dangerous regions of the Sun

NASA will launch in a few days a probe to study the “red zone”, one of the most dangerous…

RW-Aur-A

Young star caught devouring a planet

Recent fluctuations in the luminosity of a very young star would be caused by the matter released by repeated…

Neutrino

Scientists trace back elusive neutrino to distant black hole

Researchers have been able to trace the path of a neutrino from a distant galaxy – over nearly four…

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Mars may have had liquid water earlier than previously thought

The solid crust of Mars formed very quickly after the birth of the solar system, according to a recently…

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Kepler-186f, an exoplanet with important similarities with Earth

NASA announced in 2014 the discovery by the Kepler telescope of an exoplanet of size comparable to the Earth,…

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The incredible image of an exoplanet forming around a star

A newborn planet has been observed for the first time by astronomers. The planet was discovered by a┬áteam from…

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The Hayabusa 2 probe will bring back some of the asteroid Ryugu

In 2014, the Japanese spacecraft Hayabusa-2 arrived at its reference point, 20 kilometers from the asteroid Ryugu. The three…

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A wave in the atmosphere of Venus accelerates its rotation

For years, scientists have been unable to agree on the duration of a day on Venus, but this new…