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University of Washington astrobiologist Rory Barnes and co-authors have created VPLanet, a software package that simulates multiple aspects of planetary evolution across billions of years, with an eye toward finding and studying potentially habitable worlds.ESA/Hubble, NASA

VPLanet: A virtual planet simulator for modeling distant worlds across time

Finding and studying potentially habitable worlds.
Sunspots can be seen on this image of solar radiation. Each sunspot lasts a few days to a few months, and the total number peaks every 11 years. The darker spots accompany bright white blotches, called faculae, which increase overall solar radiation. Credit: NASA/Goddard/SORCE

Plasma flow near sun’s surface explains sunspots, other solar phenomena

Understanding previously mysterious properties of the sun.
Neutron stars are the compressed remains of massive stars gone supernova. WVU astronomers were part of a research team that detected the most massive neutron star to date. CREDIT: B. Saxton (NRAO/AUI/NSF).

Astronomers spotted most massive neutron star ever

It is a rapidly spinning pulsar that packs 2.17 times the mass of the sun.
Universe by Jeremy Thomas on Unsplash

Study reveals vital clues about recycling in the evolution of life...

A new study by the Kent scientists reveals how important recycling is for the formation of life in our universe.
The Saturn’s rings. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

Age-old debate on Saturn’s rings reignited

A study that dates the rings as most likely to have formed early in the solar system.
This image made available by the European Space agency shows galaxies in the Hubble Ultra Deep Field 2012, an improved version of the Hubble Ultra Deep Field image. A study from the Max Planck Institute in Germany published Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, in the journal Science uses a new technique to come up with a rate that the universe is expanding that is nearly 18% higher than the number scientists had been using since the year 2000. (NASA, ESA, R. Ellis (Caltech), HUDF 2012 Team via AP)

The universe might be 2 billion years younger, study

The universe is looking younger every day, it seems.
Comet C/2019 Q4 as imaged by the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope on Hawaii's Big Island on Sept. 10, 2019. Credit: Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope

The newly discovered comet might be an interstellar visitor

If it is interstellar, it would be only the second such object detected.
ESO’s VISTA telescope reveals a remarkable image of the Large Magellanic Cloud, one of our nearest galactic neighbours. VISTA has been surveying this galaxy and its sibling the Small Magellanic Cloud, as well as their surroundings, in unprecedented detail. This survey allows astronomers to observe a large number of stars, opening up new opportunities to study stellar evolution, galactic dynamics, and variable stars. Credit: ESO/VMC Survey

VISTA unveils a new image of the Large Magellanic Cloud

ESO’s VISTA telescope reveals a remarkable image of the Large Magellanic Cloud, one of our nearest galactic neighbours. VISTA has been surveying this galaxy...
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope’s Wide Field Camera 3 observed Saturn on 20 June 2019 as the planet made its closest approach to Earth this year, at approximately 1.36 billion kilometres away. Credit: NASA, ESA, A. Simon (Goddard Space Flight Center), and M.H. Wong (University of California, Berkeley)

Hubble Reveals Latest Portrait of Saturn

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope’s Wide Field Camera 3 observed Saturn on 20 June 2019 as the planet made its closest approach to Earth...