Orbital Chaos Inevitable

It’s a little bit less certain that the inner planets— Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars—will still be around to die that way. “There is a one percent chance the inner solar system will go dramatically unstable during the next five billion years,” says Laughlin. The problem is a weird long-distance connection between Jupiter and Mercury. When Jupiter’s closest approach to […]

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Cigar-shaped UFO Zipped Past Earth

Cigar-shaped UFO Zipped Past Earth

Astronomers and Scientists have discovered an asteroid from another solar system has traveled past the Earth on its long journey through space.  This asteroid has been named Oumuamua (Hawaiian for “messenger from afar arriving first”) and was first observed back in 2017.  The high-powered telescope that found this object is located in Hawaii.  It has been estimated that the asteroid […]

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The most Earth-like planet yet

Have we found Earth’s twin? For the first time, astronomers have identified a planet outside our solar system that is both Earth-size and orbits its star in the so-called Goldilocks zone, where temperatures may be “just right” for supporting liquid water—and, therefore, life. Researchers discovered the planet while reviewing data from NASA’s Kepler space telescope, which has spent the past […]

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