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Washington [US], September 23 (ANI): A small near-Earth asteroid (or NEA) will briefly visit Earth's neighbourhood on Thursday, September 24, zooming past at a distance of about 13,000 miles (21,000 kilometres) above our planet's surface.
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Washington [US], September 23 (ANI): NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover has a challenging road ahead: after having to make it through the harrowing entry, descent, and landing phase of the mission on February 18, 2021, it will begin searching for traces of microscopic life from billions of
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Washington [USA], September 22 (ANI): NASA on Monday (local time) shared an update to its Artemis program, including the latest Phase 1 plan to land the first woman and the next man on the surface of the Moon in 2024.
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Cambridge [UK], September 22 (ANI): Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), along with others, have discovered an earth-sized "Pi Planet" that revolves around its star every 3.14 days.
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Washington D.C. [USA], September 16 (ANI): Four-hundred fifty light-years from Earth, a young star is glowing at the center of a system of concentric rings made from gas and dust, and it is producing planets, one for each gap in the ring.
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New Delhi [India], September 15 (ANI): Abhay K, Ambassador of India to Madagascar and Comoros penned down an anthem to the planet Venus calling it his 'Venus Anthem', which he wrote in May this year.
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Washington [US], September 14 (ANI): A rare molecule -- phosphine -- has been detected in the atmosphere of Venus, an international team of astronomers announced today leading to speculation of life on Earth's nearest planetary neighbour.
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Washington [US], September 11 (ANI): Jupiter's moons are hot. Well, hotter than they should be, for being so far from the Sun. In a process called tidal heating, gravitational tugs from Jupiter's moons and the planet itself stretch and squish the moons enough to warm them. As a result, some
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Washington D.C. [USA], August 26 (ANI): Fifty potential planets have had their existence confirmed by a new machine learning algorithm developed by the University of Warwick scientists.
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Washington [US], August 22 (ANI): The last time we saw NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover mission was on July 30, 2020, as it disappeared into the black of deep space on a trajectory for Mars. But with NASA's Eyes on the Solar System, you can follow in real-time as humanity's most sophistic
Washington D.C. [USA], August 19 (ANI): Near-Earth asteroids, or NEAs, pass by our home planet all the time. But an SUV-size asteroid set the record this past weekend for coming closer to Earth than any other known NEA: It passed 1,830 miles (2,950 kilometres) above the southern Indian Ocean
Hawaii [US], August 18 (ANI): Astronomers and a team of data-sleuthing volunteers participating in Backyard Worlds: Planet 9, a citizen science project, have discovered roughly 100 cool worlds near the Sun -- objects more massive than planets but lighter than stars, known as brown dwarfs.