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Kepler-452b 'Earth's Bigger, Older Cousin'

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NASA said that its Kepler spacecraft has spotted “Earth’s bigger, older cousin”: the first nearly Earth-size planet to be found in the habitable zone of a …

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WATCH: STUNNING Star Explosion Viewed For First Time

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ASTRONOMERS have managed to watch a star exploding and seen its resulting shockwaves for the first time ever. Scientists using NASA’s Hubble telescope spotted the supernova …

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Breakthrough In The Search For Aliens, Scientists Find Alpha Centauri Is Home To Many Mini-Earth’s

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According to a new scientific study, one of our solar system’s nearest cosmic neighbors, Alpha Centauri is home to a great number of mini-Earth’s, while it …

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A Nearby Neutron Star Collision Could Cause Calamity on Earth

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A long time ago in a galaxy far away two neutron stars collided and created a spectacular light show shown above known as a “kilonova,” a …

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France is Launching a Mini Satellite to Probe a Mysterious Planet System in Our Milky Way

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France is set to launch a champagne box-sized mini satellite into Earth orbit on Friday to study a mysterious, juvenile planet system in our Milky Way …

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The Mysterious Star That Appears To Be Older Than The Universe

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The oldest known star seems to be older than the universe itself, but a fresh study is facilitating to clear up this apparent enigma. Earlier study …

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Massive Star Discovery Could Rewrite Astrophysics

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Massive stars many times larger than the sun are even bigger, and far more common, than previously believed. New research published in Science has shown these “cosmic engines” …