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Zephyr world defies expectations for planets orbiting red dwarfs
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Zephyr world defies expectations for planets orbiting red dwarfs

Astronomers have discovered a marshmallow-density gas giant planet orbiting a cool red dwarf 580 light-years from Earth. The Jupiter-like exoplanet…
Alien worlds can be discovered by hunting for debris orbiting them
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Alien worlds can be discovered by hunting for debris orbiting them

When it comes to finding newly born planets that are tens, if not hundreds, or even thousands of light-years away,…
Possible water world found orbiting extraterrestrial star
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Possible water world found orbiting extraterrestrial star

A planet with a habitable-zone ocean has been discovered orbiting a red dwarf in a binary star system 100 light-years…
Scientists discover alien worlds orbiting exotic pairs of stars using new technique
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Scientists discover alien worlds orbiting exotic pairs of stars using new technique

The new method could help astronomers detect exoplanets that orbit exotic binary star systems called cataclysmic variables. Such systems consist…
The tallest known star is orbiting the Milky Way’s black hole at 18 million miles per hour.
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The tallest known star is orbiting the Milky Way’s black hole at 18 million miles per hour.

Astrophysicists have discovered the fastest known star rushing around the black hole at the center of the Milky Way. The…
An Earthlike planet may be orbiting in a dead star’s ‘habitable zone’
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An Earthlike planet may be orbiting in a dead star’s ‘habitable zone’

Planetary debris, including some objects the size of moons, may hint at a rocky exoplanet within the habitable zone of…
A robot rooted to repair the orbiting satellites of NASA’s OSAM-1 mission
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A robot rooted to repair the orbiting satellites of NASA’s OSAM-1 mission

NASA has announced that its mission OSAM-1 (On-orbit Servicing, Assembly, and Manufacturing Mission 1) has passed the critical phase of…
3 newly discovered worlds are at risk of disappearing by orbiting too close to dying stars
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3 newly discovered worlds are at risk of disappearing by orbiting too close to dying stars

Astronomers have detected three new exoplanets orbiting dangerously close to their parent stars, on the verge of extinction. The three…
[VIDEO] Migration to orbiting space stations scheduled for 2050
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[VIDEO] Migration to orbiting space stations scheduled for 2050

Published on 11/19/2021 6:01 AM If all the great promises of COP26 are not finally fulfilled, all we have to…
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