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Astronomers Uncover Largest Group of Rogue Planets Yet

Written by on January 6, 2022 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
Astronomers Uncover Largest Group of Rogue Planets Yet

Rogue planets are elusive cosmic objects that have masses comparable to those of the planets in our Solar System but do not orbit a star, instead of roaming freely on their own. Not many were known until now, but a team of astronomers, using data from several European Southern Observatory (ESO) telescopes and other facilities, have just discovered at least 70 new rogue planets in our galaxy. This is the largest group of rogue planets ever discovered, an important step towards understanding the origins and features of these mysterious galactic nomads. #exoplanets #RoguePlanet

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Astronomers May Have Discovered a Planet Outside Of Our Galaxy

Written by on November 1, 2021 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
Astronomers May Have Discovered a Planet Outside Of Our Galaxy

Signs of a planet transiting a star outside of the Milky Way galaxy may have been detected. The finding opens up a new window to search for exoplanets at greater distances than ever before. #exoplanets

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NASA Releases Exoplanet Video Map Featuring 4,000 Alien Worlds

Written by on June 4, 2021 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
NASA Releases Exoplanet Video Map Featuring 4,000 Alien Worlds

NASA has confirmed the existence of more than 4,300 exoplanets. Do you think some of them may host alien life? #exoplanets

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NASA Astronomers Discover New Solar System Where Life May Exist

Written by on February 22, 2017 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
NASA Astronomers Discover New Solar System Where Life May Exist

Astronomers at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have detected no less than seven roughly Earth-sized worlds orbiting a dwarf star in the system, it was announced today. Scientists had previously only identified a tiny number of so-called “exoplanets”, which are believed to have the qualities needed to support life.

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