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Stunning new images reveal the real looks of Neptune and Uranus

The two ice giants are actually far closer in colour.

International team of astronomers observe changing weather patterns on exoplanet

An international team of astronomers has assembled and reprocessed observations of the exoplanet WASP-121 b that were collected with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope...

Webb Telescope captures Uranus’ spectacular rings and its moons

The NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope recently trained its sights on unusual and enigmatic Uranus, an ice giant that spins on its side. Webb...

NASA found 17 exoplanets that might have Oceans and Geysers

NASA Finds 17 Planets Outside Our Solar System that Might Have Oceans and Geysers. Scientists think there could be water under the icy surface...

The disappearing solar wind on Mars

The dramatic and unexpected “disappearance”.

Saturn’s icy moon may hold the building blocks of life

Enceladus’ ice plumes may hold the building blocks of life.

Early Earth’s nitrogen most likely came from meteorites

Icy micrometeorites: Nitrogen transport to earth.

Planets in pristine solar systems also have some orbital tilt

The discovery provides valuable information about early solar system development.

Hazy skies unveiled: Scientists simulate conditions on water-rich exoplanets

Alien haze, cooked in a lab, clears view to distant water worlds.

X-rays may offer detailed insights into the origins of visiting space rocks

A new study suggests that X-rays might be the key to understanding interstellar objects.

Carbon Source on Europa: Implications for Life?

Jupiter’s moon Europa is one of a handful of worlds in our Solar System that could potentially harbour conditions suitable for life. Previous research...

Astronomers observed a large dark spot in Neptune’s atmosphere

Using ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT), astronomers have observed a large dark spot in Neptune’s atmosphere, with an unexpectedly smaller bright spot adjacent to...

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