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Researchers Found New Dust Rings in the Inner Solar System

Researchers Found New Dust Rings in the Inner Solar System

Scientists found some new dust rings including the one near the Sun. Following the rapid advancement of technology, discovering new things in space has become quite frequent, nowadays. Astronomers keep finding new stars, planets, galaxies and other celestial objects. Having said that, most of these discoveries are made outside our solar system. This is the…

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Updates on Parker Solar Probe Mission

Updates on Parker Solar Probe Mission

Parker Solar Probe might help us to know more about the Sun, sooner than expected. The Parker Solar Probe project was announced in 2009 and totaled to $1.5 billion. Named after Eugene Parker, a physicist at the University of Chicago, the spacecraft was the first ever by NASA to be named after a living human…

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NASA’s Solar Spacecraft Snaps First Image from Inside Sun’s Atmosphere

NASA’s Solar Spacecraft Snaps First Image from Inside Sun’s Atmosphere

NASA released a historic image, captured from within the corona of the Sun, showing two jets of solar material and Mercury. The Parker Solar Probe of NASA was launched on 12th August 2018 from Cape Canaveral. A Delta IV Heavy rocket carried the probe towards the sun of our solar system. The Applied Physics Laboratory…

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Astronomers Found One of the Oldest Stars of the Universe

Astronomers Found One of the Oldest Stars of the Universe

Researchers discover 2MASS J18082002-5104378 B, a member from the 1st generation of stars. Do you get amazed by all the stars that you see in the night sky? A recent study published in the journal ‘The Astrophysical Journal’ shows that scientists have now found something even more exciting, a 13.5-billion-year-old star which is almost entirely…

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European Space Agency is Ready to Launch a Mission to Mercury

European Space Agency is Ready to Launch a Mission to Mercury

A collaboration between ESA and JAXA might reveal some amazing facts about Mercury. Mercury is the innermost planet of our solar system and has an orbital period of just 87.97 days around the Sun. Quite understandingly, the smallest planet has also the smallest orbital period among all its companions. Similarly, the axis of Mercury exhibits…

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Mad Scientists are turning Science Fiction into Reality

Mad Scientists are turning Science Fiction into Reality

An idea can change the world even if it sounds absurd in the first hearing. In the recent past, scientists have come up with several incredible inventions that were beyond the imagination of humanity a few decades ago. Everything in this world has its pros and cons and technology is no different. Whether his work…

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The Most Important Events of the year in Space Exploration

The Most Important Events of the year in Space Exploration

From Starliner Mission to touching the Sun and from Commercial Space Flights to Destroying Asteroids, 2018 offers immense variety in terms of space exploration. Space exploration has always been a topic that garners a lot of attention worldwide. The last year was groundbreaking in space research and 2018 seems to be no exception. From private…

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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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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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How Well Do You Know the Solar System?

How Well Do You Know the Solar System?

If you are passionate about astronomy and the universe, you should know these things. Surely you have not learned all details about our Solar System. Today we will review, with a clip made by the National Geographic team, the most important details about our solar system, which every human should know about. From the center…

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