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These Meteorite Diamonds Came From a Lost Planet

These Meteorite Diamonds Came From a Lost Planet

Rare Meteorite Diamonds From Found in the Earth’s Rock Formations Came from a Long-Lost Planet...

5 days ago, 5:17am CDT

Newly-Discovered Planet has Mercury-like Characteristics

Newly-Discovered Planet has Mercury-like Characteristics

Exoplanet K2-229b is hot, metallic and dense as Mercury...

Mar 29 2018, 7:42am CDT

Dwarf Planet Ceres is Still Evolving, Study Reveals

Dwarf Planet Ceres is Still Evolving, Study Reveals

NASA's Dawn spacecraft has found several carbonates on Ceres that hint at recent geological activity...

Mar 15 2018, 3:11am CDT

Freedom Planet Teased for Nintendo Switch

Freedom Planet Teased for Nintendo Switch

Freedom Planet gives elusively obvious hints that the Sonic inspired game might be heading to Nintendo Switch...

Jan 15 2018, 7:02am CST

New Pacific Volcanic Island is Like the Planet Mars

New Pacific Volcanic Island is Like the Planet Mars

NASA Aerial Photos show New Volcanic Island, unofficially called Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai, has Lasting Properties and its...

Dec 12 2017, 5:12am CST

Planet Hunter ESPRESSO Instrument Makes its First Observations

Planet Hunter ESPRESSO Instrument Makes its First Observations

The next generation planet hunter has achieved first light on ESO's Very Large Telescope in northern Chile...

Dec 10 2017, 7:31am CST

Artificially Cooling Planet could be Risky Strategy, Scientists Warn

Artificially Cooling Planet could be Risky Strategy, Scientists Warn

The method designed to reverse global warming may increase the frequency of cyclones and droughts in some parts of the world...

Nov 19 2017, 8:31am CST

Extremely Massive Planet Found Lurking at the Center of Milky Way

Extremely Massive Planet Found Lurking at the Center of Milky Way

The newly discovered world is so big it may not actually be a planet...

Nov 11 2017, 6:29am CST

Monster Planet Discovery Challenges the Theory of How Planets Form

Monster Planet Discovery Challenges the Theory of How Planets Form

The newly-discovered planet has been observed around a small star. The size mismatch stuns scientists...

Nov 3 2017, 5:55am CDT

Dwarf Planet Ceres may have Harbored a Vast Ocean

Dwarf Planet Ceres may have Harbored a Vast Ocean

NASA's Dawn mission finds possible ancient ocean remnants at Ceres...

Oct 29 2017, 3:22am CDT

Asteroid That Flew Past Earth This Week may Struck our Planet in 2079

Asteroid That Flew Past Earth This Week may Struck our Planet in 2079

The latest encounter gave experts a rare opportunity to "rehearse" for a real strike threat in future...

Oct 15 2017, 2:40am CDT

NASA’s Next Mars Lander will Study the Interior of the Red Planet

NASA’s Next Mars Lander will Study the Interior of the Red Planet

NASA's InSight lander is scheduled to launch May 2018...

Aug 31 2017, 3:51am CDT

Glowing Water Atmosphere Detected on a Planet Beyond Solar System

Glowing Water Atmosphere Detected on a Planet Beyond Solar System

This is the first time an exoplant is found with stratosphere, a layer seen in most of our solar system planets...

Aug 3 2017, 10:29pm CDT

Hubble Telescope Captures Mars Moon Phobos Orbiting Around the Planet

Hubble Telescope Captures Mars Moon Phobos Orbiting Around the Planet

The images of Phobos orbiting the Red Planet were taken on May 12, 2016, when Mars was relatively close to Earth...

Jul 22 2017, 9:42pm CDT

Jupiter is the Oldest Planet in Our Solar System, Study Finds

Jupiter is the Oldest Planet in Our Solar System, Study Finds

New evidence provide clues on the age of largest planet in the solar system...

Jun 13 2017, 4:03pm CDT

Halos on Mars Suggest Liquid Water Flowed on Planet for a Long Time

Halos on Mars Suggest Liquid Water Flowed on Planet for a Long Time

High-Silica halos shed light on a warm, wet Mars billions of years ago...

Jun 1 2017, 8:10am CDT

Iceball Planet With Earth's Mass Discovered Through Microlensing

Iceball Planet With Earth's Mass Discovered Through Microlensing

An earth-like alien planet has been discovered by astronomers that happens to be an ice ball....

Apr 27 2017, 1:38pm CDT

DeeDee could be the Newest Dwarf Planet in our Solar System

DeeDee could be the Newest Dwarf Planet in our Solar System

Using ALMA, astronomers have been able to study potential dwarf planet 2014 UZ224, nicknamed DeeDee, in great detail...

Apr 16 2017, 4:31am CDT

Planet Nine: 4 Unknown Objects Found as Possible Candidates

Planet Nine: 4 Unknown Objects Found as Possible Candidates

Apparently, four mysterious and strange heavenly bodies have been detected. All of them fulfill the criteria of being Planet 9....

Apr 5 2017, 11:56am CDT

Planet 9 Search: Australian Researchers ask Stargazers to help find Planet 9

Planet 9 Search: Australian Researchers ask Stargazers to help find Planet 9

 The Australian National University (ANU) has called on amateur astronomers to help its researchers find a new planet in...

Mar 27 2017, 12:35am CDT

Fast Radio Bursts and More Evidences of Alien Life

Aliens Hopping in Trappist-1 Planet System and More Evidences About Alien Life

Is alien life exist? Many scientists believe that alien life exist in some form. But we need evidences for the existence of ext...

Mar 16 2017, 9:07am CDT

Dwarf Planet Ceres Shows Cryovolcanic Activity

Dwarf Planet Ceres Shows Cryovolcanic Activity

Ceres had very active ice volcanoes a few million years ago...

Mar 8 2017, 7:37am CST

Mars' Moon may be Creating Rings around the Planet

Mars' Moons may be Creating Rings around the Planet

New research suggests that debris from two of the Mars moons might already be building rings around the planet...

Feb 22 2017, 12:41am CST

NASA Wants You to Find Planet 9

NASA Wants You to Find Planet 9

New citizen science project would encourage people find planet 9...

Feb 16 2017, 4:16am CST

Puppy Bowl 2017: Time, Channel, Puppies and Everything You Need to Know

Puppy Bowl 2017: Time, Channel, Puppies and Everything You Need to Know

Three special needs pets are in the roster this year....

Feb 1 2017, 11:53am CST

Planet Nine may be a Rogue Planet

Planet Nine may be a Rogue Planet

Computer simulations shows existence of rogue, nine planet in the outer surface of solar system...

Jan 13 2017, 9:56am CST

Planet Nine: The Hunt for Mysterious Planet in Solar System

Planet Nine: The Hunt for Mysterious Planet in Solar System

Planet Nine: Mysterious Planet of the Solar System...

Jan 9 2017, 8:00am CST

Planet Watching Guide for 2017

Planet Watching Guide for 2017

2017 Guide for sky watchers: when, where and how to watch the planets...

Jan 3 2017, 3:54am CST

Water Ice Covered the Dwarf Planet Ceres

Water Ice Covered the Dwarf Planet Ceres

New research shows Ceres covered with water. Direct evidence revealed excessive amount of ice in the surface and deep inside Ce...

Dec 16 2016, 3:08am CST

Aerosols can Significantly Cool Down Planet without Damaging Ozone

Aerosols can Significantly Cool Down Planet without Damaging Ozone

Calcite aerosol may cool the planet while simultaneously repairing the ozone layer...

Dec 14 2016, 9:28am CST

Astronomers Witness Formation of Planet Around a Star

Astronomers Witness Formation of Planet Around a Star

Rings around the distant star suggest that Saturn-like gas giants have formed out of nearby gas and dust....

Dec 13 2016, 6:47am CST

Weather Systems Observed on a Giant Planet Outside Our Solar System

Weather Systems Observed on a Giant Planet Outside Our Solar System

The clouds of distant planet are likely made of a mineral that forms rubies and sapphires...

Dec 12 2016, 10:40pm CST

Planet Mercury Is Shrinking

Planet Mercury Is Shrinking

Scientists have discovered a "great valley" in the southern hemisphere of Mercury, providing more evidence that the small plan...

Nov 17 2016, 12:25am CST

Mars Meteorites Reveal Drought Wiped out Alien Life on the Red Planet

Mars Meteorites Reveal Drought Wiped out Alien Life on the Red Planet

An international team of planetary scientists studying meteorites found life on Mars would be difficult...

Nov 12 2016, 7:03am CST

Strange Funnel on Mars is a New Place to Look for Life on Red Planet

Strange Funnel on Mars is a New Place to Look for Life on Red Planet

Scientists are surmising that a weird hole on the Martian surface could actually harbor life....

Nov 11 2016, 2:10pm CST

Planet Nine behind curious Tilt of the Sun

Planet Nine behind curious Tilt of the Sun

Planet Nine -- the undiscovered one at the edge of our solar system -- appears to be responsible for the unusual tilt of the Su...

Oct 22 2016, 1:29am CDT

Planet Nine Tilt the Entire Solar System

Planet Nine Tilt the Entire Solar System

If the newly supposed Planet Nine exists in our solar system then it may have slanted the entire system. Mysterious Planet Nine...

Oct 21 2016, 2:00am CDT

Leonardo DiCaprio is Making Captain Planet Movie

Leonardo DiCaprio is Making Captain Planet Movie

Leonardo DiCaprio takes part in making headway for a feature film based on the animated series Captain Planet...

Oct 18 2016, 7:30am CDT

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

Proxima b, Nearest Earth-Like Planet, may have Water Ocean

Proxima b, Nearest Earth-Like Planet, may have Water Ocean

The planet may host liquid water on its surface. Therefore, it could support life too....

Oct 8 2016, 4:37am CDT