Tag Exoplanets - results: 64

The Kepler telescope helped to find another exoplanets suitable for life

Successful search for new planets can do not only professional scientists, but also ordinary users of the Network. This was proved by visitors to the online forum Zooniverse, which helped the students-the students of NASA to detec...

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2019-01-09

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Scientists told about the new type of planets similar to the eyeball

— it is truly an amazing place. Astronomers have discovered already that the number of unique celestial bodies, which never dreamed of any science fiction. Exoplanets, super-earths, hot Jupiters, mini-Neptune and so on. But...

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2018-12-26

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Astronomers have discovered a planet that is evaporating at a record rate

In space there is one very exotic class of exoplanets. Scientists call them "hot Neptune". They are so rare that among 3869 confirmed worlds had been discovered only a few such planets. However, their rarity may be able to explain...

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2018-12-16

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Exoplanet is evaporating. And in the cosmic sense very quickly!

the Exoplanet almost 100 light-years from Earth disappears. And very fast by cosmic standards, are sounding the alarm astronomers. Using the space telescope "Hubble", they were able to detect GJ 3470b – exoplanet medium in size, a...

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2018-12-14

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Announced launch date of "hunter of exoplanets" Cheops

In recent years the humanity is searching for exoplanets, and for several years the European Space Agency () led the development of the Cheops space telescope designed to find planets similar to ours. Cheops also called the "hunte...

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2018-11-24

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10 strange objects that may exist in space

We are unlikely ever to explore the entire space. The universe is too big. Therefore, in most cases we have only to guess about what is happening there. On the other hand, we can refer to our physical laws and represent the cosmic...

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2018-11-18

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Astronomers have discovered a super-Earth at our nearest single-star

Astronomers have found evidence for the presence of extrasolar planets at Barnard's star — the next nearest single star. It belongs to the class of red dwarfs and is the constellation Ophiuchus about 6 light years from Earth...

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2018-11-15

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Astronomers have discovered a unique planetary system in the constellation Taurus

About 500 light years from Earth in the constellation of Taurus is a very strange planetary system CI Tau. Astronomers at Cambridge University have found in it four huge gas giant, comparable to our Jupiter and Saturn. What makes ...

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2018-10-17

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It seems that the Hubble found the first aktolun

the First — as I suspect the scientists — aktolun were the focus of the lens. Observations of the space telescope. Hubble confidently speak in favor of the moon the size of Neptune orbiting exoplanets gas 8,000 light years from us...

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2018-10-04

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Astronomers have found a real planet Vulcan from kynoselen Star trek

Astronomers of the University of Florida reported the discovery of this extrasolar planets, which by its characteristics is very similar to planet Vulcan appeared in kynoselen "Star trek". Exoplanet discovered with a telescope Dha...

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2018-09-19

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Findings of recent studies by NASA have hope for the habitability of Proxima b

In August 2016, astronomers at the European southern Observatory (ESO) confirmed the discovery of earth-like planets in the Proxima Centauri system – the nearest to our Solar system. In addition, scientists announced that the plan...

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2018-09-18

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The nearest exoplanet to Earth may be "densely populated"

a Small jump in space, away from Earth and you are on the planet, like the earth orbiting the nearest star to the Sun Proxima Centauri. Since the discovery of this exoplanet — Proxima Centauri b in 2016, people still can not under...

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2018-09-15

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For the first time astronomers "weigh" a young exoplanet

Collected for more than two decades of data with the help of two stellar cartographic satellites of the European space Agency has for the first time allowed astronomers to calculate the mass of very young exoplanets. About the stu...

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2018-08-23

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On this superhot exoplanet — a real "iron curtain" in place of the sky

for the First time in history astronomers have discovered iron and titanium in the atmosphere of a planet outside the Solar system. This exoplanet — KELT-9b — is the hot alien world of all that we have ever found. The planet is so...

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2018-08-19

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Scientists have discovered a giant wandering planet with a powerful magnetic field

Approximately 20 light years from Earth is a very strange planetology object with a magnetic field of enormous power. It is more than 200 times bigger than Jupiter and is approximately 16-54 times higher than that of the Earth. Sc...

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2018-08-08

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The scientists said in any exoplanets it is best to search for life

Where and how to look for extraterrestrial life? Astronomers have discovered thousands of exoplanets and several thousand more candidates for this status. What's next? What to look for when searching for signs of extraterrestrial ...

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2018-08-03

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Spectral analysis of the nearest exoplanets has increased the potential of its habitability

last year, the exoplanet is only 11 light years from Earth. And not just another exoplanet, and rocky exoplanets, presumably with great potential for habitability. A new group of researchers conducted a deeper analysis of the open...

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2018-07-11

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Astronomers for the first time directly see the process of the birth of the planet

Astronomers for the first time in the history of the image of the birth of planets from a protoplanetary disc surrounding their home star, an orange dwarf star located about 370 light years from Earth. About the presence of emergi...

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2018-07-03

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Future space telescopes: what awaits us after "James Webb" and WFIRST?

the Space telescope "Hubble" is working for the benefit of science for the past more than 28 years, expanding the horizons of our understanding of the Universe and discovering new exoplanets, some of which may be inhabited. To tes...

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2018-06-18

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Unique exoplanet discovered an abundance of metals

an international group of scientists have discovered signatures of a variety of metals for one of the least dense exoplanets of all that have ever found. Scientists from the University of Cambridge and the Canary Institute of astr...

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2018-06-03

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