Solar system

Japanese astronomers explain the origins of Uranus’ weirdness

The ice-giant planet Uranus has its spin axis tilted by 98 degrees. Its satellite system is equally inclined and believed to be the result...

Scientists found one more secret about Uranus

Voyager 2 is a space probe launched by NASA on August 20, 1977, to study the outer planets within the Solar System. One of...

Astronomers investigated a luminous supernova remnant (SNR) W49B

Studying Supernova Remnants is essential to better comprehend their role in the evolution of galaxies, dispersing the heavy elements made in the supernova explosion...

Solar system processes play a vital role in controlling Earth’s carbon cycle

Study sheds fresh light on the complicated interplay of factors affecting global climate and the carbon cycle.

Early magnetic field around Earth was even stronger than previously believed

The study offers evidence of strong early magnetic field around Earth

A new infrared image reveals our galactic center’s most massive stars

Flying Observatory Maps Our Galaxy

How long it will take already launched space vehicles to arrive at other star systems?

Calculating the time it will take spacecraft to find their way to other star systems.

Figuring out the power of the black hole’s outburst

Michael Calzadilla and colleagues describe a violent black hole outburst that provides new insight into galaxy cluster evolution.

Scientists finally calculated the mass of our milky way

Scientists used sophisticated models to calculate the mass of the Milky Way.

NASA’s Juno spacecraft discovered Texas-size cyclone on Jupiter

Data from JIRAM suggest the new cyclone's wind speeds average 225 mph.

Ice fossils found in meteorite

Evidence of ice fossils on the surface of a meteorite.

ESO Telescope Reveals What Could be the Smallest Dwarf Planet Yet in the Solar System

Astronomers using ESO’s SPHERE instrument at the Very Large Telescope (VLT) have revealed that the asteroid Hygiea could be classified as a dwarf planet....

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