News tagged with hexagon

Image: A cosmic hurricane

The giant planet Saturn is mostly a gigantic ball of rotating gas, completely unlike our solid home planet. But Earth and Saturn do have something in common: weather, although the gas giant is home to some of the most bizarre ...

dateSep 23, 2014 in Space Exploration
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Saturn's hexagon atmospheric phenomenon

An unusual structure with a hexagonal shape surrounding Saturn's north pole was spotted on the planet for the first time thirty years ago. Nothing similar with such a regular geometry had ever been seen on any planet in the ...

dateApr 09, 2014 in Space Exploration
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Did autocells lead to life?

The origin of life on Earth is still a hotly-debated topic. There are many different theories on how life was kick-started, as well as various experiments underway attempting to understand the processes involved. For example, ...

dateSep 25, 2013 in Space Exploration
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