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Well, could this happen? Could there be another planet in a stable orbit, hiding behind the Sun? The answer, as you probably suspect, is NO. No. Nooooo. Just no. Well, that’s not completely true. If some powerful and mysterious flying spaghetti being ...
Universe Today · 2/23/2015
Although Venera 1 ended up returning no data, the Russian spacecraft launched on this ... The probe was outfitted with a variety of scientific instruments to analyze the second planet closest to the sun. Although the launch was successful, contact with ...
WTVY · 18 hours ago
Most likely tidally locked, the planet only turns one face toward its sun. Credit: NASA Tidally-locked planetsplanets with one side perpetually facing their star while the other remains shrouded in darkness — tend to be warmer on one side than the ...
Space · ByNola Taylor · 12/15/2011
"No study had looked wide enough around to find ... Previously scientists had thought the planet was a member of a young group of stars near to the sun, but have now realised it couldn't have formed in the same way …
Sydney Morning Herald · 1/27/2016
The planet is at least 10 times as big as Jupiter, and scientists say it probably has no actual surface to stand on. But if you could fly a spacecraft into its atmosphere and look up, you would see one primary sun, a bright red dot, and another star ...
Los Angeles Times · 3/5/2015
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
Artist's drawing of a trans-Neptunian object, far beyond the Sun ... planets would need, except to say they would need “at least several Earth masses” to affect the TNOs. Again, the evidence they present is interesting, maybe even compelling, but it by ...
Slate · 1/21/2015
The Russian Federal Space Agency recently released a couple of “Alternative History” videos that imagine what the sky would look like if the Sun were replaced with other stars and if the moon were replaced with planets ... would no longer exist due ...
PetaPixel · 1/23/2015
Astronomers know of almost 900 planets which orbit around other stars than the Sun, but free-floating planets have also been found. Some have been discovered using a technique called microlensing, in which the planet is found when it passes in front of a ...
The Daily galaxy · 8/19/2013
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