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Tragic Earthly Incidents that are Linked to Comets

Tragic Earthly Incidents that are Linked to Comets

Everyone has heard of comets, the shining celestial objects that zip around the universe in a predictable pattern. In the past, comets were mysterious objects that were often considered good or bad omens—mostly bad. However, it is not only the ancients who have linked comets to disastrous earthly incidents. Modern-day astronomers have also blamed comets…

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Scientists Discover Three Extrasolar Comets around Beta Pictoris

Scientists Discover Three Extrasolar Comets around Beta Pictoris

Researchers from the University of Innsbruck analyzed the data from the TESS mission of NASA and found some orbiting comets around Beta Pictoris, a nearby star outside our solar system. Although the primary goal of TESS is to find exoplanets, it does have the potential to locate smaller objects and the latest observation of extrasolar…

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The Building Blocks of the Earth are Pretty Normal

The Building Blocks of the Earth are Pretty Normal

The probability of finding Earth-like planets in the Milky Way got a massive boost. Scientists are quite keen, these days, to find signs of life in other parts of the universe. Several missions have been sent to our neighboring planet, Mars, in this regard to gather maximum information about the red planet of our solar…

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