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VLA shows earliest stages of planet formation

New images of a young star made with the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) reveal what scientists think may be the very earliest stages in the formation of planets. The scientists used the VLA to see unprecedented detail ...

dateMar 17, 2016 in Astronomy
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A Swiss camera is going to Mars

The Trace Gas Orbiter, which will search for traces of biological life on the red planet, was launched into space this morning. The probe's array of instruments includes a high-tech camera built at the University of Bern ...

dateMar 14, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Kuiper Belt objects point the way to Planet 9

On January 20th, 2016, researchers Konstantin Batygin and Michael E. Brown of Caltech announced that they had found evidence that hinted at the existence of a massive planet at the edge of the Solar System. Based on mathematical ...

dateMar 14, 2016 in Space Exploration
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