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Over the past few years, astronomers have catalogued several new exoplanets called "Super-Earths," rocky (and maybe watery ) worlds sort of like our own except a lot bigger. Here are what they might look like, according to science artists working
Our explanation required a bit of magic... and scientists don't generally buy into magic End Quote Dr Robert Quimby University of Tokyo The discovery, reported in the journal Science , settles an important controversy in the field of astronomy. In
Next week, the moon will block out all but a bright ring around the sun, known as an annular eclipse. Unfortunately, the spectacular "ring of fire" will only be visible in a remote and uninhabited region of Antarctica. Other parts of the world,
She will screen an episode from the series and participate in a Q&A with the AFI Conservatory fellows. Ann Druyan , writer, executive producer and director of the Fox/National Geographic TV series Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey , will speak at the
How often do asteroids hit Earth? You may suppose such events occur more often in movies than real life, but you’d be wrong. This week, three astronauts revealed that Earth’s been pummeled 26 times by asteroids since the turn of the
Advice Taurus New Moon Solar Eclipse Something Essential Disappears Posted by tbaker April 24, 2014 Lunar & solar eclipses follow one another. Lunar eclipses occur at full moons, solar eclipses at new moons. Two weeks ago at the full moon we had the
I find it discouraging that society makes rules on what defines a Black woman. JET reminds people that women like me, who happen to have light eyes and freckles, are also fully included in that definition.
When the massive collections of stars known as galaxies collide, the results are spectacular. Here's a gallery of galaxies that are interacting sometimes to the point of completely changing each other's shapes in the most dramatic ways imaginable.
Institute/JPL-CalTech , CC BY Last week, scientists announced the discovery of Kepler 186f, a planet 492 light years away in the Cygnus constellation. Kepler 186f is special because it marks the first planet almost exactly the same size as Earth
Bright meteors streaked across the sky in the predawn hours Wednesday. The annual Lyrid meteor shower peaked Tuesday morning but clouds and rain kept it from view. Skies were clear Wednesday morning until fog started to form over parts of Alabama