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NASA’s Dawn Probe Snaps Stunning New Pictures of Dwarf Planet Ceres

NASA’s Dawn Probe Snaps Stunning New Pictures of Dwarf Planet Ceres

The spacecraft currently situated right above the small planet has snapped the Occator Crater....

Nov 22 2016, 6:25am CST

NASA Spitzer and Swift Space Telescopes Discover a Brown Dwarf

NASA Spitzer and Swift Space Telescopes Discover a Brown Dwarf

In a first-of-its-kind collaboration, NASA's Spitzer and Swift space telescopes joined forces to reveal a brown dwarf - though...

Nov 11 2016, 12:09am CST

New Dwarf Planet 2014 UZ224 Discovered in our Solar System

New Dwarf Planet 2014 UZ224 Discovered in our Solar System

Astronomers find new dwarf planet called "2014 UZ224" in our solar system....

Oct 12 2016, 5:24am CDT

NASA’s Dawn Mission Spot Ice Volcano on Dwarf Planet Ceres

NASA’s Dawn Mission Spots Ice Volcano on Dwarf Planet Ceres

A couple of icy volcanoes have been spotted on the surface of Ceres by NASA’s Dawn Mission....

Sep 2 2016, 7:54am CDT

NASA Discovers Young Cryovolcano Ahuna Mons on Dwarf Planet Ceres

NASA Discovers Young Cryovolcano Ahuna Mons on Dwarf Planet Ceres

Watch the NASA video below. Like the "Lonely Mountain" Erebor in J.R.R. Tolkien's mythology, Ahuna Mons on Ceres...

Sep 2 2016, 1:47am CDT

Astronomers Watch Hibernating White Dwarf Star Explosion Going Nova

Hibernating White Dwarf Star Explosion Captured Going Nova

Apparently a star underwent self-destruction after a long latency period. This was observed by astronomers recently....

Aug 18 2016, 9:05am CDT

White Dwarf Found Lashing Red Dwarf in Space in AR Scorpii Star System

White Dwarf Found Lashing Red Dwarf in Space in AR Scorpii Star System

Astronomers have discovered a new type of exotic binary star system, in which a rapidly spinning white dwarf star is lashing t...

Jul 28 2016, 1:47pm CDT

Exotic White Dwarf Star Lashes Neighboring Red Dwarf With Intense Radiations

Exotic White Dwarf Star Lashes Neighboring Red Dwarf With Intense Radiations

The radiations released by white dwarf cause the entire system to pulse almost every two minutes....

Jul 28 2016, 11:22am CDT

Top Science Stories: The Coo of the Dinosaur, New Dwarf Planet, and Largest Ever 3D Map of Universe

Top Science Stories: The Coo of the Dinosaur, New Dwarf Planet, and Largest Ever 3D Map of Universe

Dinosaurs Likely Cooed Instead of Roared When we think of dinosaurs, the first thing that comes to the mind is a fearsome...

Jul 16 2016, 3:20pm CDT

New Distant Dwarf Planet Discovered Beyond Neptune

New Distant Dwarf Planet Discovered Beyond Neptune

A novel dwarf planet, 700 kilometers in size and has one of the largest orbits for a dwarf planet, has been discovered in the K...

Jul 12 2016, 7:16am CDT

Hubble clicks a mysterious solitary dwarf galaxy

Hubble clicks a mysterious solitary dwarf galaxy

London, June 11 (IANS) The Hubble Space Telescope has uncovered a mysterious solitary dwarf galaxy - a type that is smaller and...

Jun 11 2016, 1:37am CDT

Galactic Gold Mine: Rare Dwarf Galaxy Found with Huge Amounts of Gold

Galactic Gold Mine: Rare Dwarf Galaxy Found with Huge Amounts of Gold

A galaxy “gold treasure” shows how heavy elements formed in the first place. Neutron stars were responsible for the r-process e...

May 21 2016, 5:59am CDT

Dwarf Planet Snow White is the Third Largest in our Solar System

Dwarf Planet Snow White Bigger Than Scientists Thought Previously

An enigmatic dwarf planet termed Snow White was found to be larger than the astronomers’ estimates. There is apparently more th...

May 13 2016, 9:46am CDT

Three Earth-sized Planets Discovered Orbiting Dwarf Star

Three Earth-sized Planets Discovered Orbiting Dwarf Star

Raising the hope to find alien life near us, an international team of astrophysicists has discovered three Earth-sized planets...

May 3 2016, 12:08am CDT

Dwarf Planet Makemake Has A Tiny Orbiting Moon

Hubble Discovers A Tiny Moon Orbiting Dwarf Planet Makemake

The Hubble Space Telescope has found that the dwarf planet Makemake has a tiny moon orbiting it....

Apr 27 2016, 6:17am CDT

Hubble Spots Moon Orbiting Dwarf Planet Makemake

Hubble Spots Moon Orbiting Dwarf Planet Makemake

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a small, dark moon orbiting the second brightest icy dwarf planet after Pluto in the...

Apr 27 2016, 5:41am CDT

Hidden Dwarf Dark Galaxy Spotted in ALMA Image

Hidden Dwarf Dark Galaxy Spotted in ALMA Gravitational Lens Image

New analysis reveals a dwarf dark galaxy which has been distorted by the gravity of a foreground galaxy....

Apr 16 2016, 6:19am CDT

Astronomers Discover Red Dwarf Star that is More Powerful than Sun

Red Dwarf Star Generates Magnetic Field Stronger than the Sun

The dim dwarf star generates a magnetic field stronger than the Sun....

Nov 20 2015, 11:42pm CST

Astronomers Detect Most Distant Dwarf Planet Ever in Our Solar System

Astronomers Detect Most Distant Dwarf Planet Ever in Our Solar System

Astronomers have detected a very distant object of interest in our solar system. It may in fact point towards other rogue plane...

Nov 14 2015, 2:26am CST

Venus-like planet GJ 1132b

Space Scientists Detect GJ 1132b, Venus-Like Planet Orbiting a Red Dwarf Star

Space scientists from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics have discovered GJ 1132b, a Venus-like planet that is fou...

Nov 12 2015, 10:09am CST

White Dwarf Death Star Seen Destroying its own Planet

White Dwarf Death Star Seen Destroying its own Planet

A death star was seen to annihilate a nearby planet. This is a rare occurrence that has all the astronomers and scientists in a...

Oct 22 2015, 5:02am CDT

Alibaba's 11.11 Global Shopping Festival 2015 to Dwarf Black Friday Again

Alibaba's 11.11 Global Shopping Festival 2015 to Dwarf Black Friday Again

The 11.11 24 hour Online Sale event generated over $9.3 billion in sales last year. Alibaba's 11.11 Global Shopping Festiv...

Oct 12 2015, 8:44am CDT

More Details of Mysterious Bright Spots on Dwarf Planet Ceres

NASA Spacecraft Reveals More Details of Mysterious Bright Spots on Dwarf Planet Ceres

NASA Dawn spacecraft's recently delivered images provide more clear view of brights spots in Ceres crater....

Sep 10 2015, 3:31am CDT

Aurora Spotted on Brown Dwarf Outside Solar System

Aurora Spotted on Brown Dwarf Outside Solar System

The things astronomers find in space. Now for the first time an aurora has been spotted....

Jul 30 2015, 1:50am CDT

Dwarf Planet Ceres Revealed by NASA in Video

Dwarf Planet Ceres Revealed by NASA in Video

Images of the dwarf planet Ceres by NASA show certain unique features of the dark and covert body in space....

Jun 9 2015, 8:22am CDT

Pink Dwarf Planet Found Beyond Pluto

Pink Dwarf Planet Biden Spotted Beyond Pluto

A new, “pink”, dwarf planet has been discovered beyond the known edge of the solar system in an area that should be completely...

Mar 27 2014, 2:22pm CDT

Astronomers Discover Red Dwarf Stars are Much More Common than Thought

Astronomers Discover Red Dwarf Stars are Much More Common than Thought

Universe is 20x larger than we thought...

Dec 2 2010, 12:44pm CST

I4U Gadget Flyer: Pink PSP, PS2, DS : Pluto a Dwarf : Pleo News : 27 PS3 Games

I4U Gadget Flyer: Pink PSP, PS2, DS : Pluto a Dwarf : Pleo News : 27 PS3 Games

The new ! Last week in review: It has been a pink week in the gaming sector, with announcements of a...

Aug 27 2006, 2:00am CDT

Official: Pluto is a Dwarf Planet

As reported 2,500 scientists from around the world are currently in Prague, Czech Republic to discuss and define for all time e...

Aug 24 2006, 12:41pm CDT