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Pluto's mountains are snowcapped but not like Earth's

Pluto's mountains are snowcapped but not like Earth's

Earlier in 2015, the New Horizons space probe discovered spectacular snowcapped mountains on Pluto, which seemed strikingly similar to mo...Read More

Mars to be opposite, closest to Sun on October 13

Mars to be opposite, closest to Sun on October 13

On that date, Mars will be at opposition -- opposite the Sun in the sky. Earth will be situated directly between Mars and the Sun.

Airplane-size asteroid to cross Earth's orbit on Wednesday

Airplane-size asteroid to cross Earth's orbit on Wednesday

According to NASA which expects that the space rock will not cause any harm to our home planet.

Some planets may have more suitable conditions for life than Earth: Study

Some planets may have more suitable conditions for life than Earth: Study

The researchers from the Washington State University (WSU) in the US noted life could more easily thrive on planets that circle more slow...Read More

'Mighty mice' stay musclebound in space, a boon for astronauts

'Mighty mice' stay musclebound in space, a boon for astronauts

The findings hold promise for preventing muscle and bone loss in astronauts on prolonged space trips like Mars missions, as well as peopl...Read More

Perseverance Mars rover's twin ready to roll on Earth: NASA

Perseverance Mars rover's twin ready to roll on Earth: NASA

The US space agency has readied an Earthly twin of the six-wheeler in a bid to avoid as many unexpected issues as possible after the rove...Read More

Bacteria could survive journey to Mars, suggests new study

Bacteria could survive journey to Mars, suggests new study

The study showed that thick aggregates, or colonies that the bacteria form, can provide sufficient protection for the survival of bacteri...Read More

A new study reveals, exploding stars may have caused mass extinction on Earth

A new study reveals, exploding stars may have caused mass extinction on Earth

The paper has been published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

'Dent' in Earth's magnetic field slowly expanding: Scientists

'Dent' in Earth's magnetic field slowly expanding: Scientists

Earth's magnetic field acts like a protective shield around the planet, repelling and trapping charged particles from the Sun.

Tiny asteroid buzzes by Earth - the closest flyby on record

Tiny asteroid buzzes by Earth - the closest flyby on record

At roughly 10 to 20 feet (3 to 6 meters) across, asteroid 2020 QG is very small by asteroid standards: If it had actually been on an impa...Read More

Bend it like Mother Earth: Our planet's gravity bends asteroid just 2,950 kilometers above its surface

Bend it like Mother Earth: Our planet's gravity bends asteroid just 2,950 kilometers above its surface

Reports around an asteroid which came very close to planet Earth on Sunday, August 16, 2020 at 12:08 a.m. EDT have surfaced the internet....Read More

NASA sounding rocket finds helium structures in Sun's atmosphere

NASA sounding rocket finds helium structures in Sun's atmosphere

Helium is the second most abundant element in the universe after hydrogen

Scientists use Earth as a proxy for detecting signs of life on exoplanets

Scientists use Earth as a proxy for detecting signs of life on exoplanets

Washington: As scientists search for signs of life on planets outside our solar system, astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope h...Read More

Entire earth vibrating less due to COVID-19 lockdowns: Study

Entire earth vibrating less due to COVID-19 lockdowns: Study

Measured by instruments called seismometers, seismic noise is caused by vibrations within the Earth, which travel like waves and the wave...Read More

Earth's magnetic field can change 10 times faster than thought

Earth's magnetic field can change 10 times faster than thought

According to the researchers, our magnetic field is generated and maintained by a convective flow of molten metal that forms the Earth's ...Read More

Super-earths discovered orbiting nearby red dwarf

Super-earths discovered orbiting nearby red dwarf

Super-Earths are planets which have a mass higher than the Earth's but substantially below those of our local ice giants, Uranus and Nept...Read More

Scientists take a page from deep space to study deep earth

Scientists take a page from deep space to study deep earth

Like the way doctors use ultrasounds to look inside the human body, earth scientists use seismic waves to probe the Earth's interior.

Chances of finding young Earth-like planets higher than previously thought

Chances of finding young Earth-like planets higher than previously thought

In their early stages of formation, these Earth-like planets, called magma ocean planets, are still being made from collisions with rocks...Read More

Real NASA pics on Earth Day 2020 that you should share on WhatsApp

Real NASA pics on Earth Day 2020 that you should share on WhatsApp

Around the world, Earth Day is celebrated on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection.Earth Day was a unified respons...Read More

Why Saturn is such a ‘hot head’?

Why Saturn is such a ‘hot head’?

Researchers, including those from the University of Arizona in the US, used data from the Cassini spacecraft which observed Saturn for mo...Read More

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