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4 Facts You Didn’t Know About Jupiter

4 Facts You Didn’t Know About Jupiter

Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun in our Solar System and by far the largest. It is composed mostly of gas and is about 2.5 times as massive as all the other planets combined. Therefore, it’s NOT surprising at all to see it make the category of planets, called the “gas giants”. Jupiter…

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White Dwarf Stars are Turning into Crystals

White Dwarf Stars are Turning into Crystals

Astronomers from the University of Warwick have found direct evidence suggesting that the white dwarf stars are solidifying into crystals. A white dwarf star in a dense stellar core remnant, which is mostly made up of electron-degenerate matter. All the luminosity of these stars come from the stored thermal energy as there is absolutely no…

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Growth Disorders of Jupiter

Growth Disorders of Jupiter

Latest research reveals that the growth of Jupiter faced a delay of 2 million years. Jupiter is the largest planet of our solar system. It is the 3rd brightest natural object that we can observe in the night sky. The term ‘gas giant’ is used to refer Jupiter because gases like Hydrogen and Helium constitute…

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