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The mystery of how comets are able to emit X-rays has been solved by a team led by the University of Oxford. Image credit: Shutterstock

Scientists finally solved mystery of why comets emit X-rays

When comets travel through the Solar System they interact with Solar radiation, the Solar wind, and the Solar magnetic field. This produces an obvious climate...
ALMA Discovers Cold Dust Around Nearest Star

ALMA Discovers Cold Dust Around Nearest Star

Alma observatory in Chile has recently discovered cold dust around the closest star, Proxima Centauri to the Solar System. It suggests that the glow coming...
Revealing Galactic Secrets of Fornax Galaxy Cluster

Revealing Galactic Secrets of Fornax Galaxy Cluster

Astronomers at ESO’s Paranal Observatory by using the VLT Survey Telescope (VST) have captured the monster image of the Fornax Galaxy Cluster. Scientists believe that...
This illustration shows how scientists used data from NASA's WISE spacecraft to determine the nucleus sizes of comets. They subtracted a model of how dust and gas behave in comets in order to obtain the core size. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Scientists Found Seven Times More Massive Comets in Our Solar System

A team led by researchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory have recently found more large comets in our Solar System. Scientists describing them as massive icy wanderers. Scientists...