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Newly discovered solar twin unveils 'future of sun' May 19, 11:30 am
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Astronomers have found the farthest known solar twin in the Milky Way Galaxy-CoRoT Sol 1, which has about the same mass and chemical composition as the Sun.
NASA's Kepler space telescope could soon be shut down permanently May 17, 10:48 am
Washington, May 17 (ANI): The Kepler space telescope - NASA's primary instrument for detecting planets beyond our solar system-had suffered a critical failure and could soon be shut down permanently, the agency's officials announced Wednesday, May 15.
First global topographic map of Titan created May 16, 10:03 am
Washington, May 16 (ANI): The first global topographic map of Saturn's largest moon Titan has been created, giving researchers a valuable tool for learning more about one of the most Earth-like and interesting worlds in the solar system.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): The discovery of hundreds of planet candidates around other stars by Kepler spacecraft, which was launched in 2009, has inspired a new book that combines both science and science fiction.
Dead stars give a glimpse of what the Sun will look in future May 10, 11:41 am
London, May 10 (ANI): Scientists have studied two dead stars, which they say are giving us a glimpse as to how our Solar System might look like a few billion years from now.
Water on Moon and Earth may have come from same meteorites May 10, 10:16 am
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Researchers from Brown and Case Western Reserve universities and Carnegie Institution of Washington have found that the water found on the moon, like that on Earth, came from small meteorites called carbonaceous chondrites in the first 100 million years or so after the solar system formed.
Melbourne, May 7 (ANI): Setting foot on Mars by the 2030s is the ultimate destination in our solar system for humanity, and a priority for NASA, the agency's chief has said in a conference of space experts at George Washington University.
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Using the Hubble Space Telescope, scientists have captured images of a recently discovered, highly active comet that will skim 730,000 miles above the Sun's surface on Nov. 28 and has the potential to be readily visible from Earth.
New math method improves study of evolution of solar system Apr 13, 12:07 pm
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): In order to improve a simulation designed to study the evolution of the solar system through time, numerical mathematical methods have been developed at the Computing Faculty of the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU).
Green meteorite found in Morocco may be from Mercury Mar 31, 10:31 am
Washington, March 31 (ANI): A meteorite scientist has claimed that the green rock found in Morocco last year may be the first known visitor from the solar system's innermost planet, Mercury.
Comet ISON making first-ever trip through solar system Mar 30, 3:24 pm
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): Astronomers from the University of Maryland at College Park (UMCP) and Lowell Observatory have used NASA's Swift satellite to check out comet C/2012 S1 (ISON), which may become one of the most dazzling in decades when it goes around the sun later this year.
NASA's Cassini shows Saturn as Solar System's antiques shop Mar 28, 2:24 pm
Washington, March 28 (ANI): A new analysis of data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft has suggested that Saturn's moons and rings are gently worn vintage goods from around the time of our solar system's birth.
Earth's moon and asteroids share same bombardment history Mar 26, 9:43 am
London, March 26 (ANI): NASA and international researchers have discovered that Earth's moon and large asteroids roaming our solar system have more in common than previously thought.
Voyager 1 still in solar system, says NASA team Mar 21, 10:53 am
Washington, Mar 21 (ANI): NASA scientists have confirmed the present location of the Voyager 1, saying that the spacecraft has not yet left the solar system or reached interstellar space.
Washington, March 15 (ANI): A team of international scientists has made the most detailed examination yet of the atmosphere of a Jupiter-size like planet beyond our solar system.
Beware stargazers! Bright comet could damage your eyes Mar 10, 11:59 am
London, Mar. 10 (ANI): Comet Pan-Starrs, which is making a rare visit to the inner solar system in the middle of this week, and will fly past the sun, could pose danger to the eyes of astronomers, experts have warned.
Washington, March 6 (ANI): A new theoretical modelling has provided clues to how the gas giant planets in our solar system-Jupiter and Saturn-might have formed and evolved.
Rare comet to light up evening sky this month Mar 4, 3:56 pm
Washington, March 4 (ANI): A comet with a glowing tail will make a once-in-a-lifetime appearance in the evening sky this month, experts have revealed.
Jupiter's moon Europa 'most likely' place to harbour life Feb 16, 2:01 pm
London, Feb 16 (ANI): NASA is planning to send a space probe to Europa, one of the moons of Jupiter and the most likely place in the Solar System for extraterrestrial life, within the next ten years.
Washington, February 12 (ANI): When an asteroid makes a record-setting close approach to earth on Feb. 15, a research team will use National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) and NASA telescopes to gain a key clue that will help them predict the future path of this nearby cosmic neighbor.
Washington, February 6(ANI): The newly discovered comet ISON could give sky watchers one of the brightest shows ever in the night sky during its close-up with the Sun beginning November 2013, according to researchers.
How enigmatic ribbon formed at edge of solar system Feb 6, 1:04 pm
Washington, February 6(ANI): NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX), which was launch in October 2008, has been providing images of the invisible interactions between our home in the galaxy and interstellar space.
Washington, January 23(ANI): US space company Deep Space Industries has announced that it will send a fleet of asteroid-prospecting spacecraft out into the solar system to hunt for resources to accelerate space development to benefit Earth.
Auroras also occur outside our solar system Jan 22, 10:26 am
Washington, January 22 (ANI): New evidence obtained by University of Leicester planetary scientists have suggested that auroras-similar to Earth's Aurora Borealis - also occur on bodies outside our solar system.
Rare supercomet to outshine moon in 2013 Dec 25, 1:46 pm
London, December 25 (ANI): A rare supercomet is rushing towards the sun from the outer solar system, according to scientists.
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