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Flip in Sun's polarity to cause solar storms Nov 17, 12:34 pm
London, Nov 17 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that the magnetic field of the Sun is expected to reverse polarity within the next three weeks, which could have a huge effect on our solar system.
Dartmouth researchers claim there may be no dark energy Nov 8, 1:38 pm
Washington, Nov 8 (ANI): Dartmouth researchers have ruled out a controversial theory, claiming that the accelerating expansion of the universe is an illusion.
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): A new research led by Indian origin cosmochemist has solved a long standing mystery in the formation of the solar system: Oxygen follows a strange, anomalous pattern in the oldest, most pristine rocks.
Seven-planet solar system discovered Oct 25, 11:27 am
London, Oct 25 (ANI): The discovery of a seventh planet around the dwarf star KIC 11442793 could be a record, as it may be one of the richest planetary systems yet.
NASA lifts ban on Chinese scientists for US space conference Oct 22, 1:23 pm
London, Oct. 22 (ANI): NASA has reversed it earlier ban on Chinese scientists, allowing them to attend an astronomy conference in California next month.
Water-rich rocky planetary body discovered outside solar system Oct 11, 11:17 am
Washington, Oct 11 (ANI): Astrophysicists have for the first time found evidence of a water-rich rocky planetary body outside our solar system in its shattered remains orbiting a white dwarf.
Patchy clouds on Jupiter-like planet discovered Oct 4, 10:18 am
Washington, Oct. 4 (ANI): Astronomers using data from NASA's Kepler and Spitzer space telescopes were able to create the first cloud map of a planet that is beyond our solar system, a Jupiter-like world known as Kepler-7b.
How building blocks of life formed inside asteroids Oct 2, 10:57 am
Washington, Oct. 2 (ANI): Researchers have proposed a theory, which is based on a richer, more accurate image of magnetic fields and solar winds in the early solar system, and a mechanism known as multi-fluid magneto-hydrodynamics, that may help explain ancient heating of the asteroid belt.
Scientists find patchy clouds on Jupiter-like planet Oct 1, 9:53 am
Washington, Oct. 1 (ANI): Astronomers using data from NASA's Kepler and Spitzer space telescopes were able to create the first cloud map of a planet that is beyond our solar system, a Jupiter-like world known as Kepler-7b.
Washington, Sept. 6 (ANI): NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) spacecraft's data has revealed that neutral interstellar atoms are flowing into the solar system from a different direction than had previously been observed.
Washington, Sept. 6 (ANI): A team of scientists have confirmed the existence of a volcano that covers an area approximately the size of British Isles.
Trojan asteroid shares orbit with Uranus Aug 30, 10:17 am
Washington, Aug 30 (ANI): UBC astronomers have discovered the first Trojan asteroid sharing the orbit of Uranus.
Washington, August 27 (ANI): Chelyabinsk meteorite had either earlier collided with another body in the solar system or came too close to the Sun before it fell to Earth, according to a new research.
NASA to revive asteroid-hunting probe Aug 22, 9:11 am
Washington, August 22 (ANI): NASA is bringing a space probe, which helped discover tens of thousands of asteroids throughout the solar system, out of its hibernation.
Study of Solar system's youth could aid search for new planets Jul 25, 10:08 am
Washington, July 25 (ANI): Comets and meteorites contain clues to our solar system's earliest days, even though some of the findings don't fit well together.
Hunt for alien spacecraft begins Jul 24, 3:17 pm
Washington, July 24 (ANI): NASA researcher Geoff Marcy, who has found nearly three-quarters of the first 100 planets discovered outside our solar system, is now sifting through the data accumulated by Kepler telescope to find alien spacecraft passing in front of distant stars.
Massive carbon dioxide emissions observed on comet ISON Jul 24, 10:07 am
Washington, July 24 (ANI): NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has observed what most likely are strong carbon dioxide emissions from Comet ISON ahead of its anticipated pass through the inner solar system later this year.
Two sun system 'better suited for life' Jul 21, 11:56 am
Washington, July 21 (ANI): FACom researchers and astronomers of the University of Texas (El Paso) and New Mexico State University have discovered a physical mechanism that could make binary stars more hospitable to habitable planets than single stars.
It's snowing in an infant solar system! Jul 19, 9:39 am
Washington, July 19 (ANI): Astronomers have taken the first-ever image of a snow line in an infant solar system.
Alien probes may have visited our solar system before dawn of man Jul 15, 11:35 am
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Researchers have predicted that an interstellar probe fleet - travelling at 10 percent of speed of light - could survey the entire Milky Way galaxy in 10 million years.
Space penetrator passes test on ice Jul 13, 1:34 pm
London, July 13 (ANI): Engineers in the UK have finished testing a projectile technology which they believe could be used to explore the Solar System.
Solar system's tail is shaped like a four-leaf clover Jul 11, 3:32 pm
Washington, July 11 (ANI): NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) has for the first time mapped out the structure of our solar system's tail, which is shaped like a four-leaf clover.
Hidden identity of super-Earth 70 light-years away unveiled Jul 2, 11:04 am
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered a planet not much more than twice Earth's diameter and a little less than eight times its mass, about 70 light-years from our world.
Washington, June 26 (ANI): A team of astronomers has discovered a new solar system packed full of planets.
Uninhabitable planets can be moved into `Goldilocks Zone` Jun 25, 3:22 pm
New York, June 25 (ANI): Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has said that the ability to move planets throughout the solar system at our choosing is possible.
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