Thursday, July 7, 2022

Solar system

Why does the inside of the solar system not spin faster?

An old mystery has a possible new solution.

Discovery of 30 exocomets in a young planetary system

First-ever system detected outside our Solar System.

Pluto’s orbit is rather surprisingly, highly chaotic

These results could have implications for future studies of the outer Solar System and its orbital dynamics.

Confirmed: Meteorite that hit Earth in 2014 was interstellar

It may have left interstellar debris on the seafloor.

Study offers new insights into the brown dwarf formation

New study detected a special methane compound outside the solar system for the first time.

ESO found evidence of new planet orbiting Proxima Centauri

A team of astronomers using the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (ESO’s VLT) in Chile have found evidence of another planet orbiting Proxima...

Study reveals hostile conditions on Earth as life evolved

Ozone (O3), making up a tiny proportion of Earth's atmosphere by weight, is one of Earth's most essential molecules for life. Without a substantial...

Dying stars can still give birth to planets

A completely different scenario.

Evidence for a second supermoon beyond our solar system

Hinting at the possibility of more exomoon discoveries to come.

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope launched

Webb's launch marks a significant moment

Earth and Mars were formed from material in the inner solar system

The international research team investigated the isotopic composition of rocky planets in the inner Solar System.

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