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The space weather forecast for Proxima Centauri B

Proxima Centauri, the closest star to the Earth (only 4.28 light-years away) is getting a lot of attention these days. It hosts a planet, Proxima Cen b, whose mass is about 1.3 Earth-mass (though it could be larger, depending ...

dateApr 03, 2017 in Astronomy
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Geologists identify the mineralogy of Mercury

For the first time, geologists from the University of Liège have been able to determine the nature of the minerals present on the surface of Mercury - one of the four telluric planets in our solar system. Their study, published ...

dateDec 21, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Reconstructing Greenland's climate

Using ice-cores and a new isotopic method that can provide more precise temperature information, Marie Curie Fellow, Takuro Kobashi, has gained an insight into Greenland's climate history. His data suggests Greenland's temperatures ...

dateNov 10, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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