Astronomers say that there may be moons being created in a moon-forming disk of dust around a giant super-Jupiter planet (or brown dwarf) 500 light-years away.
An international team of astronomers has detected weird radio waves coming from the heart of the Milky Way. They are unlike any found before, and may originate from a new type of cosmic object.
To Unravel Earliest History of Our Solar System, NASAâs Lucy Mission Launches Toward Asteroid Swarms Tomorrow
Tomorrow, on October 16th, NASA will launch the Lucy Mission into spaceâit will set a course for the Trojan Asteroids, with the aim of uncovering the earliest histories of our solar system. Thought to contain the unused remains of the outer planets, the Trojans sit in two separate clouds called L4 and L5 around the […]
How big are asteroids? This video shows the sizes of 22 asteroids – ranging from tiny to vast – in comparison to New York City.
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Images from NASA’s Perseverance rover have confirmed that Jezero Crater was once an ancient Martian lake. Moreover, there is also a large delta formed by a river and evidence of flash floods that carried large boulders into the lake.
Photosynthesis in Venus’ atmosphere may be possible, according to a new study. The findings support the idea that microbes could exist and even thrive in the more temperate regions of the planet’s cloud layers.