Researchers in the UK have found that neutron-star mountains are less than a millimeter tall. These dense, dead stars are nearly perfectly smooth spheres.
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In the first ever measurement of another planet’s core, seismography conducted over several Martian years have revealed the liquid metal core is softer than expected—more like a Mars-mellow than a Mars Bar. While the recently arrived Perseverance rover has been hoovering up much of the Mars-related attention, a trio of recently published papers that measured […]
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A Jupiter X-ray aurora mystery has perplexed astronomers for decades. Now they think ions responsible for the X-rays “surf” electromagnetic waves into Jupiter’s atmosphere.
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Observers using a good pair of binoculars or a small telescope can see events called transits on Jupiter, when a moon or its shadow passes in front of the giant planet.
UK summer temperatures may hit 40C even if global warming is limited to 1.5C, scientists warn – Sky News
British summers may regularly hit 40C (104F) even if the global warming target set out by the Paris Agreement is met, meteorologists have said. The Royal Meteorological Society says such highs could become the new normal regardless of whether global…
In light of President Biden and German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s meeting recently, it was clear the two leaders continue to remain on opposing sides of Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline. During their joint press conference, President Biden said, “My view…
During the next few weeks, look up and you can expect to see more than your average number of bright and shimmery shooting stars lighting up the night sky. The Perseids “are considered the best meteor shower of the year,” according to NASA. This year’s show began on July 17 and will last until August […]
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