Tag: Venus

6 Deadliest Planets in the Universe

6 Deadliest Planets in the Universe

Earth is the only known place (so far) that could harbor life. The location of the planet with respect to its host star is the most important factor to determine its chances of habitability. Alongside extreme temperatures, a handful of other atmospheric conditions also contribute to the ferocity of the following deadliest planets. KELT-9b KELT-9…

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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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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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Giant Streaks Discovered in the Clouds Covering Venus

Giant Streaks Discovered in the Clouds Covering Venus

Japanese scientists found massive streaks in the atmosphere of Venus by making use of Akatsuki and AFES-Venus. The second planet from the Sun and Earth’s ‘sister’ planet, Venus has been displaying rather odd behavior. Its surface is obscured by a thick layer of gases. While probes have been sent to the planet many-a-times, there’s so…

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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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Venus ‘Suggests’ that Climate Change Should be Taken Seriously

Venus ‘Suggests’ that Climate Change Should be Taken Seriously

The climatic destruction of Venus offers a great example to take a lead from and we need to mold our ways immediately to preserve our planet. The recent studies at NASA suggest that about 2 billion years ago, Venus was once a habitable planet with shallow, liquid-water oceans and a habitable surface. Contrary to that,…

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Scientists Reveal Updated Climate Models for the Planets around TRAPPIST-1

Scientists Reveal Updated Climate Models for the Planets around TRAPPIST-1

Researchers propose that TRAPPIST-1e resembles Earth the most and it has an Oxygen-rich atmosphere to go with it. TRAPPIST-1 is a small, cool dwarf star located 39 light years or 235 trillion miles from our Sun. It is orbited by seven terrestrial (Earth-like) planets. These planets are temperate, which means the conditions there allow water…

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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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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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NASA wants to Send Humans to Venus for the first time ever

NASA wants to Send Humans to Venus for the first time ever

NASA plans to send an airship into the upper atmosphere of our planetary neighbor. The desire to explore our surroundings has urged the scientists to some incredible astronomical feats. The current surge of space missions has taken humanity into the interstellar space with missions like Voyager and the Hubble Space Telescope. Similarly, a lot of…

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Why Earth Rotates?

Why Earth Rotates?

The rotation theory of the universe suggests that if the sun shall rise tomorrow, it may just be a fraction late. Since the Earth came into being some 4.6 billion years ago, every day it spins once around its axis just like the rising and setting of the Sun. This will continue to happen till…

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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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