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NSF’s Newest Solar Telescope Produces First Images

Just released first images from the National Science Foundation’s Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope reveal unprecedented detail of the Sun’s surface and preview the...

Here and Gone: Outbound Comets Are Likely of Alien Origin

Astronomers at the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) have analyzed the paths of two objects heading out of the Solar System forever and...

How the Solar System Got Its ‘Great Divide’ and Why It Matters

Scientists, including those from CU Boulder, have finally scaled the solar system’s equivalent of the Rocky Mountain range. In a study recently published in Nature Astronomy, researchers from the...

Scientists Find Evidence That Venus Has Active Volcanoes

New research led by Universities Space Research Association (USRA) and published in Science Advances shows that lava flows on Venus may be only a few years old, suggesting...

Astronomers Catch Wind Rushing Out of Galaxy

Exploring the influence of galactic winds from a distant galaxy called Makani, UC San Diego’s Alison Coil, Rhodes College’s David Rupke, and a group...

Clouds on Jupiter Rising Up Above the Surrounding Atmosphere

Though it looks like it to us, Jupiter’s clouds do not form a flat surface. Some of its clouds rise up above the surrounding...

From Points of Light to Worlds: Exploring the Solar System

A determined bunch of scientists set out to map the Moon in preparation of the Apollo landings, but that was only the beginning. A...

NASA Finds a Large Amount of Water in an Exoplanet’s Atmosphere

Much like detectives study fingerprints to identify the culprit, scientists used NASA’s Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes to find the “fingerprints” of water in...

Could Our Sun Have a Long-Lost Twin?

It has been the center of our galaxy for assumingly millions or even billions of years. It has the volume of 1 million earths and accounts...

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New Hubble Space Telescope Data Explains Missing Dark Matter

New data from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope provides further evidence for tidal disruption in the galaxy NGC 1052-DF4. This result explains a previous...