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The existence of a third star in the Fomalhaut system

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It is the 18th brightest star in our night sky and one of the few stars possess an extended circumstellar disk of gas and dust. Of course, it is the main star in the constellation Piscis Austrinus and it is out of the ground about 25 light years.  Let’s talk about Fomalhaut, at the center

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There was once a habitable planet…

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Could be that good, but we’ve already played.  The planet or planets, which clearly orbited around the star GD 61, had probably all the characteristics we look for in a planet that is suitable to host life: Rocky surface and abundant presence of water. The area of the solar system (or any planetary system) where

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Our bubble in the universe

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One of the most shocking results of the past few years certainly refers to the discovery of the accelerating expansion of the universe.  It has also been given the Nobel Prize for this achievement, accomplished through the observations of types of supernovae in galaxies far enough (beyond our local group). Source: www.nasa.gov To explain this evidence

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The power of GAIA

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In an attempt to answer one of the fundamental questions of mankind “Are we alone in the universe?” The planets and stars nearest to us, within a hundred light years from the Sun, are the most obvious and immediate sample to be analyzed.  The interdisciplinary field of extrasolar planets with increasingly rapid expansion has recently

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Juno travels to Jupiter after a fly-by very “safe”

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In the close passage of the Juno probe, everything went well; resulted with some unexpected thrill.  Wednesday, 9 October the mission NASA has performed his gravity assist approached land up to a distance of just 559 miles from us before returning to the route to Jupiter, which will reach in 2016.   From the point of

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Our planet would be doomed if it were not for the Moon

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What if the moon were at 420 kilometers away from Terra? As it would seem? And what would happen to our planet? It’s a condition almost impossible, because our natural satellite tends to move away and not to approach, but there are those who, on the web, tried to imagine how the Moon would be

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The cosmic lens to the edge of the universe

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Today it is the farthest ‘ telescope ‘ known that nature has made ​​available, but it is not made ​​of glass, mirrors and gears. Its lens is a galaxy far away, at 9.4 billion light years from us, so that its mass has allowed deflecting and amplifying light from another galaxy placed exactly behind it,

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Asteroid 2013 TV135 – Will the world end in 2032?

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In September 16, the newly discovered asteroid 2013 TV135 has achieved a close approach to Earth when it came within 6.7 million kilometers (4.2 million miles).  2013 TV135 is an asteroid that has been just detected on Oct. 8, by astronomers working at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory in Ukraine, several other observatories have proved it.

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Did Earth have something to do with the birth of the Moon?

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Mercury, the nearest planet to our Sun, may keep the solution to acknowledge how the satellite of the Earth, meaning the moon, developed. NASA analysts have displayed how Mercury has particular stunning alikeness to Earth’s moon, especially in liaison to its geographical history. Source:  www.nasa.gov At the latest origin of the Moon convention held at the

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