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Astronomers Discover Extremely Distant Object in Hunt for Planet X

Astronomers Discover Extremely Distant Object in Hunt for Planet X

The newly discovered distant object hints at the presence of a massive unseen planet....

Oct 6 2018, 6:11am CDT

Jupiter Moon Ganymede Creates 1 Million Times Stronger Electromagnetic Waves Than its Planet

Jupiter Moon Ganymede Creates 1 Million Times Stronger Electromagnetic Waves Than its Planet

A new study using data from the Galileo space probe reveals surprisingly powerful electromagnetic waves around Jupiter's m...

Aug 10 2018, 3:27am CDT

Mysterious Rogue Planet SIMP J01365663+0933473 Detected Outside Solar System

Mysterious Rogue Planet SIMP J01365663+0933473 Detected Outside Solar System

The strange object has a magnetic field more than 200 times stronger than Jupiter's....

Aug 6 2018, 12:03am CDT

Watch How Mars Dust Storm Covers the Entire Planet

Watch How Mars Dust Storm Covers the Entire Planet

Side-by-side movies by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter show how dust has enveloped the Red Planet...

Jul 20 2018, 6:29am CDT

First Evidence of a Star Devouring a Planet

First Evidence of a Star Devouring a Planet

Using X-ray data, researchers have found evidence for what may have caused the most recent dip in the brightness of a young sta...

Jul 19 2018, 4:59am CDT

Astronomers Capture First Image of the Birth of a Planet

Astronomers Capture First Image of the Birth of a Planet

Baby Planet Picture captured by Powerful Telescope...

Jul 4 2018, 9:27am CDT

Scientists Discover Earth-Like Planet 500 Light Years Away

Scientists Discover Earth-Like Planet 500 Light Years Away

Earth-Like Exoplanet May Contain Life As It Has Stable Climate And Regular Seasons....

Jul 2 2018, 10:49am CDT

Play Planet Gold Rush to Win Reality TV Star Todd Hoffman's Own Gold

Play Planet Gold Rush to Win Reality TV Star Todd Hoffman's Own Gold

Win real gold from a reality TV star in Planet Gold Rush mobile game....

Jun 25 2018, 6:57am CDT

Huge Storm On Mars Covers One-Fourth of The Red Planet

Huge Storm On Mars Covers One-Fourth of The Red Planet

Nasa’s Opportunity Rover Suspends operations due to Storm on Mars....

Jun 18 2018, 2:36am CDT

Dwarf Planet Ceres has More Organic Material Than Previously Thought

Dwarf Planet Ceres has More Organic Material Than Previously Thought

A new analysis of the NASA's Dawn spacecraft data reveals that Ceres is rich in organic material, a necessary component of...

Jun 16 2018, 12:34am CDT

Newly Discovered Sub-Saturn Planet Completes a Year in Just 19.5 Days

Newly Discovered Sub-Saturn Planet Completes a Year in Just 19.5 Days

An EPIC Planet discovered by Indian Scientists that Completes a Year in 19.5 Days....

Jun 12 2018, 7:36am CDT

NASA Scientists Explains the Occurrence of Lightings on Jupiter Planet

NASA Scientists Explains the Occurrence of Lightings on Jupiter Planet

Jupiter’s Lightings are Similar with Earth’s but their Places of Occurrence are Different....

Jun 11 2018, 7:07am CDT

NASA’s Planet Hunter TESS Snaps its First Image

NASA’s Planet-Hunter TESS Snaps its First Image

TESS mission is the next step in NASA's search for planets beyond our solar system...

May 20 2018, 12:01am CDT

NASA is sending an autonomous helicopter to planet Mars in 2020

NASA is sending an autonomous helicopter to planet Mars in 2020

NASA testing flight possibilities on Mars....

May 14 2018, 2:55am CDT

Astronomers Discover a Possible Toddler Planet

Astronomers Discover a Possible Toddler Planet

The companion orbits around a binary star system, located 600 light-years from Earth...

May 11 2018, 5:23am CDT

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...

Apr 18 2018, 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