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3 Not-so-obvious Stocks For The "new Space Race"

Did you know the U.S. is planning a trip to an asteroid that contains enough metal to make everyone on Earth a billionaire?Psyche 16 is in the asteroid belt between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, and is made pretty much of solid metal. One...
Related topics: Space, Asteroids, Mars

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Extreme Tidal Forces Have Deformed An Exoplanet

Among the thousands of known exoplanets, there are some that are very odd. Take, for example, the exoplanet known as WASP-103b. It’s a large planet with a mass about 1.5 times that of Jupiter, but 103b is so close to its star it makes a...
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Amateur Astronomer Discovers Jupiter-like Planet With Same Mass As The Sun, Nasa Says

According to the space agency, the exoplanet called TOI-2180 b is about 379 light-years away from Earth and has an average temperature of about 170 degrees Fahrenheit (76 degrees Celsisus), which is warmer than room temperature on our planet as well...
Related topics: Space, Sun, NASA, Exoplanets

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Astronomers Find Evidence For A Second Supermoon Beyond Our Solar System

Astronomers have reported a second, super-sized moon orbiting a Jupiter-sized planet beyond our solar system.
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Newly-found Planets On The Edge Of Destruction

Astronomers have found three Jupiter-like exoplanets that are dangerously close to being 'swallowed up' by their host stars. The discovery gives new insight into how planetary systems evolve over time, helping to reveal the fate of solar systems...
Related topics: Space, Exoplanets, Scientific Discoveries

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Oxygen Ions In Jupiter's Innermost Radiation Belts

Researchers find high-energy oxygen and sulfur ions in Jupiter's inner radiation belts -- and a previously unknown ion source.

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Europa Clipper’s Thermal Imaging System Was Tested Here On Earth

The highly anticipated Europa Clipper mission, set to launch in 2024, will investigate Jupiter’s moon Europa. This icy moon with a subsurface ocean is considered one of the most enticing places in our Solar System where life might exist. To...
Related topics: Space, Moon

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Exploring Oxygen Ions In Jupiter's Innermost Radiation Belts

Planets like Earth, Jupiter and Saturn, with global magnetic fields of their own, are surrounded by so-called radiation belts: Trapped in the magnetic field, fast moving charged particles such as electrons, protons, and heavier ions whiz aroun, thus...
Related topics: Space, Saturn, Electrons

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New Sub-jupiter-mass Exoplanet Detected By Astronomers

An international team of astronomers reports the detection of a new sub-Jupiter-mass alien world orbiting an M-dwarf star. The newly found exoplanet, designated OGLE-2014-BLG-0319Lb, turns out to be about half as massive as Jupiter. The discovery...
Related topics: Exoplanets, Space, Scientific Discoveries

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Ocean Physics Explain Cyclones On Jupiter

Images from NASA's June Spacecraft have given oceanographers the raw materials for a new study that describes the rich turbulence at Jupiter's poles and the physical forces that drive the large cyclones.
Related topics: Physics, NASA, Space, Spacecrafts

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Spanish Archaeologists Claim To Have Discovered Temple Of Hercules

Hercules, also known as Heracles, is a divine hero in Greco-Roman mythology. Son of the god Jupiter and the mortal Alcmene, he was revered for his supernatural strength and is known for his adventures, which saw him complete 12 labours.
Related topics: Archaeology, Scientific Discoveries

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French Guiana Awaits Historic Webb Telescope Launch

Like kids dreaming of presents under the tree, the scientists at the Jupiter control room at the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou are patiently waiting for December 25.
Related topics: Telescopes, Space

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A Year Lasts 16 Hours On This Ultrahot, Jupiter-like Planet

The recently-discovered gas giant is the second hottest planet on record. It's also slowly spiraling into its own host star.
Related topics: Space, Scientific Discoveries

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Testing Radar To Peer Into Jupiter's Moons

A 1:18 scale model of Juice, ESA's spacecraft to explore the Jupiter system, is being employed to test its radar antenna.
Related topics: European Space Agency, Spacecrafts

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Earth And Mars Were Formed From Inner Solar System Material

Earth and Mars were formed from material that largely originated in the inner solar system; only a few percent of the building blocks of these two planets originated beyond Jupiter's orbit. A group of researchers led by the University of Münster...
Related topics: Mars, Space

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2022 Will Be A Big Year For Space Exploration

Missions to Mars, Jupiter, and—yes—Texas are all part of the next wave of space research previously delayed by Covid-19.
Related topics: Space, Mars

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Listen: Nasa Reveals Eerie Sounds Of The Solar System’s Largest Moon

Data collected by NASA’s Juno space probe as it flew through Ganymede’s magnetosphere, the largest of Jupiter's many moons and the ninth-largest object in the solar system, has revealed some chilling extraterrestrial sounds.
Related topics: NASA, Space, Moon, Juno

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Nasa Shared Some Extraordinary New Sights And Sounds From Jupiter Orbit

Who would've guessed that Ganymede, one of Jupiter's many moons, sounds like a Brian Eno album?A new research dump from the Juno orbiter has given all of us space nerds a blessed holiday treat: Sights and sounds from our solar system's largest...
Related topics: NASA, Space, Juno

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S-upiter: Team Of Scientists Discover Planet 10 Times The Size Of Jupiter

A team of scientists has discovered a gaseous exoplanet ten times the size of Jupiter orbiting a pair of stars, making it one of the largest planets yet identified.
Related topics: Scientific Discoveries, Space, Exoplanets

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Gas Giant 10 Times The Size Of Jupiter Discovered In B Centauri Binary System

Orbit roughly 100 times wider than that of similar planets in our solar system Scientists have discovered a gas giant planet 10 times the size of Jupiter orbiting the binary system of b Centauri A and B.…
Related topics: Scientific Discoveries, Space

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