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The discoverers of the mysterious "Ninth planet" clarified its characteristics

Since the exclusion of Pluto from the category of planets in 2006 people still believe that our Solar system is home to 8 planets. However, a few years ago in the scientific community up a buzz about the possibility of the existen...

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2019-02-28

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Scientists found the most distant dwarf planet in the Solar system

last year scientist Scott Sheppard of the Carnegie institution, together with colleagues discovered the most distant celestial body in the Solar system. Then object . But a group of researchers decided not to stay, and this year e...

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2019-02-22

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Astronomers reported the discovery of a new satellite of Neptune

Using images taken by a space telescope "Hubble", a team of astronomers from the SETI Institute, which searches for alien civilizations, found at Neptune's new tiny companion. Open the moon, called the Hippocampus, after the sea m...

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2019-02-21

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Under the Earth there are mountains — they are higher than you may think

the landscape of the Earth was incredibly diverse: on its surface is as smooth plains and deep trenches and huge mountains. The study showed geophysicists from the US and China, all this is nothing compared to the views at depths ...

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2019-02-15

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Telescope "Hubble" showed incredible weather of Uranus and Neptune

As on Earth, Uranus and Neptune have a change of seasons, which is believed to the planetary community, identifies some characteristics of their atmosphere. However, the seasons on these planets lasts much longer than on Earth, st...

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2019-02-10

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The future of mankind among the planets. Is the key to our survival

the End is inevitable. One day he will. We are waiting for the warming of the planet, acidification of the oceans, the impending mass extinction and the ultimate depletion of resources. One need not look far to understand that hum...

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2019-02-01

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The mystery of the Solar system: what causes the anomalies in the orbits of TRANS-Neptunian objects

somewhere in the far reaches of the Solar system beyond the orbit of Neptune, something weird is going on. A few small celestial bodies demonstrate the behavior that is not characteristic of other objects in our system, scientists...

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2019-01-21

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Why is it that our telescopes can't find the "ninth planet"?

a History of astronomy has been a history of receding horizons. The invention of the telescope brought us beyond the ability the naked eye to the millions (and billions) of stars of our milky Way. Use pictures and multi-wavelength...

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2019-01-13

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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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In a strong inclination of the axis of Uranus is to blame for the collision with another celestial body

the Strange orientation of Uranus in relation to all the other planets of the Solar system always remained a mystery to scientists. Its axis of rotation lies like "on the side" relative to the plane of rotation of this around the ...

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2018-12-23

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#gallery | Best space photos 2018

Suitable to its completion in 2018 was very generous in terms of space fantastic photos. Breathtaking images of nebulae, our Earth, other planets, stars, historic space launches and a new, completely unique space missions – all th...

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2018-12-21

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Astronomers have discovered in the Solar system, another dwarf planet. Special

U.S. astronomers announced the discovery of another dwarf within the Solar system. The object is the most distant ever detected from the Sun planets. Tiny world, received the formal title of the 2018 VG18, called Farout (from the ...

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2018-12-18

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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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The ninth planet. Does it exist in reality? It seems that no

Our Solar system may be the closest part of the Universe to us, when viewed from the Earth, but even in her backyard, waiting for us many surprises. It took several thousand years before we understand how the planets revolve aroun...

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2018-11-09

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Confirmed: the Earth's inner core solid

a New study conducted by researchers from the Australian national University (ANU) can help us understand how our planet was formed. Associate Professor, Hrvoje, Tkalcic and Dr. Thanh-Pham Sleep sure that proved that the Earth's i...

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2018-10-19

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