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experts respond Currently we don't know if this planet is terrestrial -- rocky -- or a small gas planet. If Kepler-452b turns out to be a terrestrial world, it will be the most Earth-like known which also orbits a G-class star like …
Economic Times · 1 hour ago
Kepler
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No. Just no." But then he explains how we know this, and what would happen if a planet were to suddenly materialize, in an orbital position hidden from our view by the Sun. Eventually, our orbits would intersect, and there'd be an encounter. If we were ...
Io9 · 2/25/2015
WATCH BELOW: The planet Mercury shines brightly at it transits across SOHO's LASCO C2 field of view, from July 22 to 25, 2015. Shown in the video above, coronal matter streams away from the Sun as the planet Mercury crosses the field of view from …
theweathernetwork.com · 10 hours ago
Sun
They concluded that there could be as many as 400 billion of these wandering planets, far outnumbering main-sequence stars such as our Sun. Their work is published today in Nature 1. Study author Takahiro Sumi, an astrophysicist at Osaka University in ...
Nature · 5/20/2011
The warmth of a sun has long been thought to abe a key ingredient to life. But astronomers say ‘rogue’, sun-less planets that wander the stars could still harbour extra-terrestrials. While it sounds like science fiction, these planets may offer ...
Daily Times · 4/11/2015
The free-floating planet is just 80 ... And unlike any other planet that has ever been discovered, it is not in orbit around a host star. "This thing is floating in space like our sun floats in space," said Eugene Magnier of the University of Hawaii ...
Los Angeles Times · ByDeborah Netburn · 10/10/2013
Researchers found a lonely planet free-floating through space without a nearby star. The planet, called PSO J318.5-22, is about 80 light-years away from Earth. It is believed to have formed around 12 million years ago, making it relatively young as far as ...
HNGN · 10/11/2013
All this haze is believed to account for the dwarf planet ... so the sun would silhouette Pluto and the atmosphere could be measured by means of the scattered sunlight. As for the ice flows, they appear to be relatively …
The Rakyat Post · 7/25/2015
Pluto
... thing yet to Earth-sun twin system Scientists find closest thing yet to Earth-sun twin system Scientists have identified the best bet yet for an Earth-like planet that might harbor life. Scientists have identified a "close …
KFVS12 · 15 hours ago
That’s two to the power of 64 planets, which Sean tells us would take about five billion years to explore if you spent one second on each; and that's with no bathroom breaks. Given that the Earth’s sun has about 4.6 billion years of fuel left before it ...
IGN · 8/15/2014