Jul 22, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A year on the newly discovered Uranus-sized exoplanet Kepler-421b lasts for 704.2 days, making it the longest orbital period exoplanet yet found. Its parent...

Jul 18, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A group of planetary scientists using data from the Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) onboard NASA’s Mars Odyssey orbiter has created the most...

Jul 9, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Voyager 1 spacecraft has been hit by a ‘shock wave’ from the Sun as it travels through interstellar space, according to NASA scientists. Voyager 1....

Jun 30, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of astronomers using NASA’s three Sun-gazing spacecraft – Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO), Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory...

Jun 30, 2014 by Sci-News.com

After several weather delays, engineers from NASA’s Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator project have successfully tested a flying saucer-shaped spacecraft...

Jun 23, 2014 by Sci-News.com

According to a team of researchers led by Dr Eamon Scullion of Trinity College Dublin, rains on the Sun are made of plasma and fall at about 200,000 km...

Jun 23, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of planetary researchers, led by Jason Hofgartner of Cornell University, has announced the discovery of an anomalous, bright geologic object –...

Jun 19, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Starbursts in dwarf galaxies played a bigger role than expected in the early Universe, according to new data from the Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3), onboard...

Jun 15, 2014 by Sci-News.com

The chemistry of the smoggy atmosphere of the Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, has been successfully simulated by NASA researchers in lab experiments. This...