"Though it is closer to its stars than Earth is to the sun, the stars aren't quite ... Would the moon stay the same? No telling no one knows what process causes the formation of circumbinary planets and their satellites. "We don't really have a good ...
Live Science · ByNatalie Wolchover · 9/15/2011
Dawn has accomplished what no other mission has accomplished. Other missions have flown by more than one planet but Dawn is the first and only ... Ceres has water and heat sources from the Sun and from its interior. It might sustain life.
SpaceRef · 20 hours ago
The mission may be a tall order in Texas, where lawmakers routinely dismiss climate change despite overwhelming scientific consensus that humans are warming the planet with damaging ... "It’s by no means universal …
The Texas Tribune · 32 minutes ago
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People got really excited, like you do when you think super smart physicists might have figured out a way to travel to the farthest reaches of space by bouncing microwaves around in a cavity—no propellant ... planet
Wired News · 15 hours ago
If sun were a grapefruit on the goal line ... because it’s fast and we have it. Life on other planets could easily be exactly like us, with the exception of only having 19th century technology (no radio). They could also be centuries ahead of us, using ...
The Star · 15 hours ago
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During Sony's E3 press conference last night Hello Games' Sean Murray played eye-catching PlayStation 4 game No Man's Sky, showing off combat ... us a view of the universe - each point of light a sun with its own group of planets, each planet with life ...
Eurogamer · 6/16/2015
This mission, though, carries no instruments to measure ... s goals for studying the outer planets and their moons, see this earlier post.) Both the NEOCAM and Kuiper telescopes would study bodies close enough to the Sun and large enough to be detected ...
The Planetary Society · 1 day ago
With no sun to call its own, the planet ... It’s true Liu’s team first noticed PSO J318.5-22 while searching for traces of failed stars in data amassed by Pan-STARRS1, a wide-field survey telescope situated atop Haleakala volcano, on the Hawaiian ...
News OXY · ByMichael Stevens · 8/2/2014
As the sibling sun’s distance decreases, the orbits of that system’s planets become misaligned, rendering it impossible for the Kepler telescope to detect planets – which no longer cross in the front of the suns. Munoz and Lai suggest scouting for ...
The Daily galaxy · 7/16/2015
One minute they're telling us our planet is warming up due to human activity and we run ... the UK's National Astronomy Meeting that reported on a study suggesting the sun is heading towards a period of very low … · 7/27/2015
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