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Most Earth-like planets may be inhabitable  Feb 27, 10:12 am
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Scientists have looked at how Earth-like planets form and suggest that many of them may be a lot less clement than was thought.
Bright star reveals new Neptune-sized exoplanet  Jan 23, 12:21 pm
Washington, Jan. 23 (ANI): An international team of astronomers have discovered a new exoplanet, christened "Kepler-410A b."
Temperature mystery of planetary atmospheres revealed  Dec 10, 9:55 am
Washington, Dec. 10 (ANI): Researchers have said that they have solved the atmospheric peculiarity that Earth shares with Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune, claiming that it is likely common to billions of planets.
Centaurs may actually be comets, not asteroids  Jul 26, 10:09 am
Washington, July 26 (ANI): A new study of observations from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) has revealed that most centaurs - the small celestial bodies orbiting the sun between Jupiter and Neptune - are actually comets.
Neptune's 14th moon discovered  Jul 16, 10:05 am
Washington, July 16 (ANI): NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has discovered a new moon orbiting the distant blue-green planet Neptune.
Kepler discovers 2 planets in star cluster 3,000 light-yrs from Earth  Jun 27, 11:26 am
Washington, June 27 (ANI): Astronomers have found two planets smaller than Neptune orbiting Sun-like stars 3,000 light-years from Earth, in the star cluster NGC 6811.
NASA's Cassini may reveal how Earth looks like from Saturn  Jun 19, 3:21 pm
Washington, June 19 (ANI): On July 19, 2013, NASA's Cassini spacecraft will be turned to image Saturn and its entire ring system during a total eclipse of the Sun, as it has done twice before during its previous 9 years in orbit.
Violent winds on Uranus and Neptune confined to upper atmosphere  May 18, 10:36 am
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Uranus and Neptune have long been known to harbor swirling clouds and violent winds churning up their atmospheres.
Super-Earths more like mini-Neptunes  Feb 5, 3:01 pm
Washington, February 5 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered hundreds of planets in orbit around other stars and one type of these so-called 'exoplanets' is the super-Earths that are thought to have a high proportion of rock but at the same time are significantly bigger than our own world.
'Doomsday soothsayer predicts global meltdown of internet on 12.12.12'   Dec 11, 1:53 pm
Sydney, Dec. 11 (ANI): An astrologer predicting a 'chaos' for the internet and media world advises professionals to back up anything important on a USB stick before they leave office tonight.
Planetary systems with no Jupiter class planets have massive comet belts  Nov 28, 1:32 pm
Washington, November 28 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered vast belts of comets surrounding two nearby planetary systems known to host nothing larger than Earth-to-Neptune-mass worlds, using ESA's Herschel space observatory.
Planetary systems with no Jupiter-class planets have massive comet belts  Nov 28, 1:28 pm
Washington, November 28 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered vast belts of comets surrounding two nearby planetary systems known to host nothing larger than Earth-to-Neptune-mass worlds, using ESA's Herschel space observatory.
'Super-Earths' may have life-protecting magnetic shields  Nov 23, 10:53 am
Washington, November 23 (ANI): Based on laboratory tests, scientists have suggested that exoplanets that are bigger than Earth but smaller than gas giants like Neptune could have oceans of liquid metal and life-protecting magnetic shields.
'Big' Earth plays tug-of-war with Neptune-sized planet around same star  Jun 22, 3:05 pm
Washington, June 22 (ANI): Researchers have discovered a bigger version of Earth locked in an orbital tug-of-war with a much larger, Neptune-sized planet as they orbit very close to each other around the same star about 1,200 light-years from Earth.
'Invisible' planet found by 150-year-old gravity measuring technique   May 11, 5:35 pm
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Over 150 years ago, before Neptune was ever sighted in the night sky, French mathematician Urbain Le Verrier predicted the planet's existence based on small deviations in the motion of Uranus.
Ice giant planets may have more water volume than thought  Mar 20, 4:59 pm
Washington, Mar 20 (ANI): In a challenge to current astrophysical models of the universe, researchers have discovered that present estimates of ice-giant planetary interiors overstate water's compressibility by as much as 30 percent.
Hubble spots first-of-its kind 'steamy' planet  Feb 22, 12:28 pm
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): Our solar system comprises three types of planets, namely rocky, terrestrial worlds (Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars), gas giants (Jupiter and Saturn), and ice giants (Uranus and Neptune).
Kepler spacecraft discovers 2 Neptune-sized planets and a super-Earth   Oct 5, 1:27 pm
Washington, Sept 05 (ANI): Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have discovered an unusual multiple-planet system containing a super-Earth and two Neptune-sized planets orbiting in resonance with each other using NASA's planet hunting Kepler Space Telescope.
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