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6 Hypothetical Planets of our Solar System

6 Hypothetical Planets of our Solar System

It might be surprising for you to know that before our technology matured, many astronomers believed that several planets (other than the recognized ones) are present in our solar system. Later research proved that some of the asteroids were erroneously labeled as planets. According to a theory, the gravitational pull of Mercury and Venus would…

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Scientists Calculated Temperature Inside Moon to Reveal its Inner Structure

Scientists Calculated Temperature Inside Moon to Reveal its Inner Structure

Humanity has taken a massive step in its quest to unravel the secrets of the inner structure of the moon. Despite all the technological advancements in the field of astronomy, scientists have failed to extract much information about the inner structure of the natural satellite of our planet. Ananya Mallik, a URI Assistant Professor of…

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The Journey of Opportunity Rover has come to an End. Here are some facts

The Journey of Opportunity Rover has come to an End. Here are some facts

The world finally (14 years after its launch) said goodbye to NASA’s Mars Opportunity Rover after it went completely silent. Many may argue that it was just another machine but the entire scientific community went gloomy upon hearing the news. The last message from the rover added to the feelings of gloominess as acknowledged by…

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Earth’s Magnetic Shield Booms like a Drum

Earth’s Magnetic Shield Booms like a Drum

New research shows that the Earth’s magnetic shield booms loudly (when hit by impulses) but we cannot hear it because the frequencies are too low in pitch for human ears to pick up. Earth has a magnetic field around it which collides with the solar wind, a stream of charged particles bombarded at Earth by…

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Researchers Found Signs of Life in a Lake Deep Beneath Antarctica

Researchers Found Signs of Life in a Lake Deep Beneath Antarctica

According to a news report from Nature, an ice-covered lake in Antarctica is teeming with bacterial life. The southernmost continent of our planet, Antarctica, is generally considered an inhospitable wasteland of ice and snow but recent research shows that there is much more to it than the extreme environment. The researching team found colonies of…

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Top 7 Wonders of our Solar System

Top 7 Wonders of our Solar System

From the rings of Saturn to the tallest mountain on Vesta, our solar system is full of fascinating phenomena. The vastness of our solar system has a lot of celestial wonders to offer. The advancement of technology has enabled humanity to explore more and more of these beauties. Some of the most amazing and astonishing…

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5 Key Points about the Landing of the InSight Mission to Mars

5 Key Points about the Landing of the InSight Mission to Mars

InSight will be handy in determining the habitable exoplanets. Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy, and Heat Transport (InSight) is a robotic lander developed by the Lockheed Martin Space Systems with the intentions of examining the interior of Mars. Originally, the launch of the InSight Mission was scheduled for 2016 but it was postponed due…

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The Story of Us

The Story of Us

A new video by Absolute Knowledge is now on! It’s been a long journey until here. Mankind is the result of 13.8 billion years of evolution. This video shows the process of creating, from the big bang, to the future. When we think of 13.8 billion years it may seem an eternity, but in the…

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Huge Ice Volcanoes take place on Ceres Every Year

Huge Ice Volcanoes take place on Ceres Every Year

Researchers from the University of Arizona solved the mystery about the missing mountains of Ceres. Giuseppe Piazzi of the Palermo Astronomical Observatory was the name behind the discovery of Ceres, the first asteroid ever located by astronomers. He made this historic detection on 1st January 1801. At the time of this finding, Ceres was given…

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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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Is it Possible for Humans to Stay Sane in Space?

Is it Possible for Humans to Stay Sane in Space?

Space Travel is an incredibly hostile experience which can leave an ever-lasting impact on the mind of an astronaut. Space Exploration is the talk of the town these days as more and more missions are reaching the far-off destinations of our universe. All the space agencies of the world including NASA, Roscosmos, China National Space…

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A Brand New Exoplanet Hunter of NASA Captured a Distant Comet

A Brand New Exoplanet Hunter of NASA Captured a Distant Comet

TESS had a good look at the C/2018 N1 even before starting its science operations. The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) of NASA started official operations on 25th July 2018. Right before that, it underwent a final test to check its capabilities which presented a fascinating series of images to the researchers. It captured a…

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New NASA Position to focus on Exploration of Moon, Mars, and Worlds Beyond

New NASA Position to focus on Exploration of Moon, Mars, and Worlds Beyond

NASA wants to focus on their Exploration Campaign as Steve Clarke got the post of the Deputy Associate Administrator for Exploration. The American Space Agency replaced its predecessor in 1958 when President Dwight D. Eisenhower established it for civilian-oriented applications in space science. From Apollo Missions to the International Space Station and from Space Shuttle…

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The Biggest Objects observed in the Universe

The Biggest Objects observed in the Universe

The size of cosmic objects is simply mindboggling and the existence of some of them is a mystery in itself. Our universe is so huge that we haven’t been able to discover everything that it has to offer. That’s the reason why the crown of the largest thing in the universe is changing frequently as…

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China is going to Land on the Dark side of the Moon

China is going to Land on the Dark side of the Moon

Humans are on-track for analyzing the far side of Earth’s Moon. Scientists are exploring all parts of our solar system following the advancement of technology. Different missions are being sent to various places like Europa (the moon of Jupiter), Mars, and as far as Pluto. All these missions clearly indicate that humanity wants to search…

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Will Humans eventually become Robots in the Future?

Will Humans eventually become Robots in the Future?

According to Elon Musk, humans must become cyborgs if they want to stay relevant in a future dominated by Artificial Intelligence. The speed of human life has increased many times following the advancement in technology. Robotics have certainly come a long way due to the continuous improvements in Artificial Intelligence. A lot of other assisting…

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How could Aliens detect Life on Earth?

How could Aliens detect Life on Earth?

Aliens have all they need to detect life on Earth as it offers a Gaseous Mixture, transmits Radio Signals, and have a network of Satellites. Humanity has certainly come a long way when it comes to Astronomy. We can explore the farthest reaches of the cosmos through powerful telescopes that are designed specifically for this…

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How much can you resist on other Planets?

How much can you resist on other Planets?

We must value our home planet, Earth because the meanings of life will take a 180o turn once we are in other parts of our solar system. Earth is a beautiful place with abundant supplies of water, breathable atmosphere, and bearable climate. Amazing Landscapes, Breathtaking Sunsets, and Lovely Animals are simply too good to ignore.…

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Are we meant to Save the planet or to Leave it?

Are we meant to Save the planet or to Leave it?

Will we save the planet? Or are we going to leave it? The atmosphere and environment of the Earth are becoming more and more hostile with every passing day. Human activity is the basic source of the heat that is being fed to our planet. This is a self-destructing scenario where we are killing our…

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Russia wants to send people on Mars by 2019

Russia wants to send people on Mars by 2019

Russia comes with a big plan for 2019: Wants to send people on Mars. Russia and United States have quite a long history when it comes to being rivals. From the advancement of warfare equipment to the accomplishment of space exploration, these nations are competing for supremacy over one and another. Both the countries are…

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Minimum and Maximum Distance of Planets to Earth

Minimum and Maximum Distance of Planets to Earth

What’s the closest and farthest planet from Earth? It is a common point of discussion that how vast is this universe we live in. Scientists are exploring all parts of space to provide an answer with scientific proof to back that. They have had no luck to date and concepts like Parallel universe are making…

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How to see Planets and what Telescopes to use

How to see Planets and what Telescopes to use

Ease your work. How too see planets through a telescope The heavenly bodies that are easiest to find in the limitless ocean of space are planets of our solar system. Some planets are so bright that they can be viewed with the naked eye as well. This list includes Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn.…

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We have a place on Earth similar to Mars

We have a place on Earth similar to Mars

A place from our Planet is similar to Mars Humans are determined to find signs of life on the Mars. A lot of resources are being spent for fulfillment of this mission. The existence of water on Mars has strengthened the belief of scientists that this is a pretty possible proposition. Another factor that has…

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Possible Places in the Universe where Humans can live

Possible Places in the Universe where Humans can live

  Climate change has had some adverse effects on the Earth and according to some climatologists, these changes are irreversible. They declare that it is only a matter of time before life becomes impossible here. Efforts are being made for many decades now to explore life somewhere else in the space. Mars has been the…

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Why is Falcon Heavy the most Powerful Rocket of all time and why we should use this Technology in the Future?

Why is Falcon Heavy the most Powerful Rocket of all time and why we should use this Technology in the Future?

SpaceX launched Falcon Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida few days ago The rocket carried CEO Elon Musk’s red Tesla Roadster with it into an orbit that goes as far as the asteroid belt. The launch was made from the same pad that was used by Apollo Missions of NASA. It was claimed as the…

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