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NASA discovers Earth-sized planet with habitable conditions within 100 light years

Astronomers have made sure of the planet's potential with the help of the space research organization's Spitzer Space Telescope.

08 Jan 2020 3:51 PM

‘Formation of planets’ revealed by new space discovery

Researchers have discovered a planet approximately 45 million years old, orbiting one of its brightest young stars.

27 Jul 2019 11:33 AM

NASA spaceship closes in on distant world

The spacecraft's closest approach to this primitive space rock comes January 1 at 12:33 am ET (0533 GMT).

29 Dec 2018 2:29 PM

Solar system's most distant object is 'Farout' pink dwarf planet

Its discovery was announced on Monday by the International Astronomical Union’s Minor Planet Center.

19 Dec 2018 10:20 AM

Not enough fruits, vegetables to feed the planet: Study

Consumers would need to eat less meat, and the agri-food sector would have to produce more plant proteins for things to change.

29 Oct 2018 1:31 PM


Scrawny dwarf planet, named Goblin, found well beyond Pluto

A scrawny dwarf planet nicknamed the Goblin has been discovered well beyond Pluto.

03 Oct 2018 9:22 AM

Astronomers discover nearby star that could be chomping a planet

A NASA space telescope noticed that the star suddenly started looking a bit strange last year.

20 Jul 2018 2:33 PM

NASA spacecraft sending back close-ups of dwarf planet Ceres

The spacecraft has been circling Ceres since 2015.

04 Jul 2018 11:02 AM

New baby planet shot 370 light years away from Earth

The planet is actually being born around a star which, as per the cosmological timescale, is young with 5.4 million years of age.

03 Jul 2018 5:03 PM

European Space Agency releases 1st image from Mars orbiter

The European Space Agency has released its first image taken by a probe orbiting Mars, showing the ice-covered edge of a vast crater.

27 Apr 2018 5:03 PM


Humans did not come from Earth, claims scientist

According to experts, life spreads like an “interstellar infection” and clusters of planets in the galaxy have alien life forms.

23 Apr 2018 12:39 PM

NASA may soon identify 2,400 alien planets

NASA has identified 2,400 alien planets orbiting faraway stars in different solar systems.

19 Apr 2018 8:04 AM

Vegan diets maybe good for environment: study

Environmental effects of production systems are not uniform and can be impacted by climate.

11 Feb 2018 4:36 PM

Alien life is common in universe: study

The existence of the rocks the scientists analysed is also rather remarkable.

19 Dec 2017 2:11 PM

Mystic Mantra: The pollution of soul

If our planet, with its interdependent ecology systems, is to survive, we have to learn to live in harmony with all creation.

16 Dec 2017 2:45 AM


Cooking fats in the atmosphere may affect climate

Tthe formation of these highly ordered structures is likely to affect how clouds form.

26 Nov 2017 1:48 PM

Mystic Mantra: A good planet, a good life

Spirituality essentially means an all-inclusive experience.

06 Sep 2017 12:46 AM

Scientists dim sunlight, suck up carbon dioxide to cool planet

Scientists are sucking carbon dioxide from the air with giant fans and preparing to release chemicals from a balloon.

27 Jul 2017 8:31 AM

Are asteroids humanity's 'greatest challenge'?

Astrophysicists monitoring the risk classify objects into sizes ranging from a few millimetres to behemoths 10 kilometres.

28 Jun 2017 5:03 PM

Uranus' magnetic field flips on and off like a light switch

The US made the discovery based on the data from NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft that sped past Uranus in 1986.

28 Jun 2017 3:43 PM