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Jupiter Is So Huge, Our Solar System Almost Had Two Suns

About half of all the star systems in the galaxy are made of pairs or triplets of stars.Our Solar System features just one star,...

Astronomers Find a Record-Breaking Star That’s Nearly as Old as The...

Another ancient star has been found lurking in the Milky Way. Around 35,000 light-years away, a red giant star named SMSS J160540.18-144323.1 was found...

Make Your Day Better With These 8 Cool Space Things That...

To call the Universe vast would be an understatement. It is, as far as we know, without boundary - so big that we don't...

Astronomers Have Watched a Nova Go From Start to Finish For...

A nova is a dramatic episode in the life of a binary pair of stars. It's an explosion of bright light that can last...

Astronomers Just Found The First Ever Exoplanet That Swoops Outside The...

To date, we humans have positively identified over 4,000 exoplanets in the Milky Way galaxy. And, to date, all of those exoplanets have something...

Physicists Just Got The Most Accurate Estimate Yet For The True...

How big is a neutron star? These extreme, ultra-dense collapsed stars are fairly small, as far as stellar objects are concerned. Even though they...

Coronavirus pandemic: Here’s how IPL’s change in schedule will impact cricketing...

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has deferred the start of the Indian Premier...

A New Instrument Is Actively Searching For More Planets Around Alpha...

Alpha Centauri is the closest star system to us, at 4.37 light-years (about 25 trillion miles) away. In 2016, astronomers discovered an exoplanet orbiting...

We Have a Problem With The Purported Stellar Source of Earth’s...

The origins of the Solar System's heavy elements such as gold and platinum have been a source of great interest to astronomers. One of...

Our Sun, the Still-mysterious Star That Gives Us Life

The sun has always loomed large, bringing heat and light and life. In ancient times, it was worshipped as a god; now we revere...