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Daily Mail
New Horizons Probe to be first to venture into icy Kuiper BeltNasa reveals what's next for New Horizons: Probe to be first to venture into ic
New Horizons Probe to be first to venture into icy Kuiper Belt
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Nasa reveals what's next for New Horizons: Probe to be first to venture into icy Kuiper Belt around our solar system after historic Pluto mission Will head to a small Kuiper Belt object (KBO) known as 2014 MU69 that orbits nearly a billion miles... Read more
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EarthSky
Liquid water elsewhere in our solar system?A frozen lake of water-ice on the floor of a 35 km wide impact crater on Mars.
Liquid water elsewhere in our solar system?
EarthSky / Posted 4 days ago
A frozen lake of water-ice on the floor of a 35 km wide impact crater on Mars. Image credit: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G. Neukum) Science fiction movies about aliens threatening the Earth routinely ascribe them the motive of coming here to steal our... Read more
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PhysOrg
Water, water, everywhere – where to drink in the solar systemA frozen lake of water-ice on the floor of a 35 km wide impact crater on Mars.
Water, water, everywhere – where to drink in the solar system
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
A frozen lake of water-ice on the floor of a 35 km wide impact crater on Mars. Credit: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin/G. Neukum Science fiction movies about aliens threatening the Earth routinely ascribe them the motive of coming here to steal our resources, most... Read more
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The Space Review
A funding breakthrough for SETIMore than 20 years ago, the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) was
A funding breakthrough for SETI
The Space Review / Posted 13 days ago
More than 20 years ago, the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) was left to fend for itself. Less than a year after NASA started a modest SETI program, called the High Resolution Microwave Survey, in 1992, Congress approved a spending... Read more
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PhysOrg
'Young Jupiter' exoplanet discovery: Q&A with astronomer Eric NielsenAn artistic conception of the Jupiter-like exoplanet, 51 Eri b, seen in the nea
'Young Jupiter' exoplanet discovery: Q&A with astronomer Eric Nielsen
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
An artistic conception of the Jupiter-like exoplanet, 51 Eri b, seen in the near-infrared light that shows the hot layers deep in its atmosphere glowing through clouds. Because of its young age, this young cousin of our own Jupiter is still hot and... Read more
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EarthSky
Astronomers discover ‘young Jupiter’ exoplanetAn artist’s conception of the Jupiter-like exoplanet 51 Eridani b, seen in the
Astronomers discover ‘young Jupiter’ exoplanet
EarthSky / Posted 13 days ago
An artist’s conception of the Jupiter-like exoplanet 51 Eridani b, seen in the near-infrared light that shows the hot layers deep in its atmosphere glowing through clouds. Image credit: Danielle Futselaar and Franck Marchis/SETI Institute An... Read more
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Brisbane Times
'Young Jupiter' discovered in another solar systemAn artist's conception of the Jupiter-like exoplanet, 51 Eri b. Because of its
'Young Jupiter' discovered in another solar system
Brisbane Times / Posted 14 days ago
An artist's conception of the Jupiter-like exoplanet, 51 Eri b. Because of its young age, this young cousin of our own Jupiter is still hot and carries information on the way it was formed. Photo: SETI Institute Astronomers have taken a photograph... Read more
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WA Today
'Young Jupiter' discovered in another solar systemAn artist's conception of the Jupiter-like exoplanet, 51 Eri b. Because of its
'Young Jupiter' discovered in another solar system
WA Today / Posted 14 days ago
An artist's conception of the Jupiter-like exoplanet, 51 Eri b. Because of its young age, this young cousin of our own Jupiter is still hot and carries information on the way it was formed. Photo: SETI Institute Astronomers have taken a photograph... Read more
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The Age
'Young Jupiter' discovered in another solar systemAn artist's conception of the Jupiter-like exoplanet, 51 Eri b. Because of its
'Young Jupiter' discovered in another solar system
The Age / Posted 14 days ago
An artist's conception of the Jupiter-like exoplanet, 51 Eri b. Because of its young age, this young cousin of our own Jupiter is still hot and carries information on the way it was formed. Photo: SETI Institute Astronomers have taken a photograph... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'Young Jupiter' discovered in another solar systemAn artist's conception of the Jupiter-like exoplanet, 51 Eri b. Because of its
'Young Jupiter' discovered in another solar system
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 days ago
An artist's conception of the Jupiter-like exoplanet, 51 Eri b. Because of its young age, this young cousin of our own Jupiter is still hot and carries information on the way it was formed. Photo: SETI Institute Astronomers have taken a photograph... Read more
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Canberra Times
'Young Jupiter' discovered in another solar systemAn artist's conception of the Jupiter-like exoplanet, 51 Eri b. Because of its
'Young Jupiter' discovered in another solar system
Canberra Times / Posted 14 days ago
An artist's conception of the Jupiter-like exoplanet, 51 Eri b. Because of its young age, this young cousin of our own Jupiter is still hot and carries information on the way it was formed. Photo: SETI Institute Astronomers have taken a photograph... Read more
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TechCrunch
Understanding The $100 Million Search For Intelligent Alien LifeMore posts by this contributor: Earlier this month billionaire investor Yuri M
Understanding The $100 Million Search For Intelligent Alien Life
TechCrunch / Posted 14 days ago
More posts by this contributor: Earlier this month billionaire investor Yuri Milner committed $100 million to initiate the most powerful search for intelligent life in the universe to date. The project is called Breakthrough Listen and to those who... Read more
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redOrbit
Faint ‘young Jupiter’ spotted with methane atmosphereA newly discovered exoplanet that weighs just twice as much as Jupiter is belie
Faint ‘young Jupiter’ spotted with methane atmosphere
redOrbit / Posted 16 days ago
A newly discovered exoplanet that weighs just twice as much as Jupiter is believed to be the lowest-mass exoplanet ever directly imaged using a space telescope instrument, according to a new study published in the latest edition of the journal... Read more
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Business Insider
Astronomers just snapped a picture of a Jupiter-like planet outside our solar systemAstronomers have found the smallest planet outside this solar system yet to be
Astronomers just snapped a picture of a Jupiter-like planet outside our solar system
Business Insider / Posted 16 days ago
Astronomers have found the smallest planet outside this solar system yet to be directly photographed by a telescope on Earth, a methane-shrouded gas giant much like a young Jupiter. This newfound alien planet, called 51 Eridani b, orbits a star... Read more
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Engadget
Younger version of Jupiter provides clues to planet formationIt's likely not the first time you'll hear scientists compare an exoplanet to J
Younger version of Jupiter provides clues to planet formation
Engadget / Posted 16 days ago
It's likely not the first time you'll hear scientists compare an exoplanet to Jupiter. According to a team of astronomers, though, this one called the 51 Eridani b isn't only similar in size -- it's "very much what models suggest Jupiter was like in... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Astronomers discover ‘young Jupiter’ An artist’s depiction of the “young Jupiter” exoplanet 51 Eridani b in near-i
Astronomers discover ‘young Jupiter’
Manila Bulletin / Posted 16 days ago
An artist’s depiction of the “young Jupiter” exoplanet 51 Eridani b in near-infrared light. The planet twice the mass of Jupiter and is the smallest exoplanet yet seen using direct-imaging techniques. (Credit:... Read more
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New Kerala
Young exoplanet set to become Jupiter 2.0 A team of astronomers has discovered a Jupiter-like planet within a young sys
Young exoplanet set to become Jupiter 2.0
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
A team of astronomers has discovered a Jupiter-like planet within a young system that could serve as a decoder ring for understanding how planets formed around our Sun. The new planet, called 51 Eridani b,... Read more
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Forbes
Astronomers Discover New Planet Less Than 20 Million Years OldAstronomers announced today the exciting discovery of a new planet that may pro
Astronomers Discover New Planet Less Than 20 Million Years Old
Forbes / Posted 17 days ago
Astronomers announced today the exciting discovery of a new planet that may provide valuable insights as to how our solar system was formed. The new exoplanet (a planet that orbits a star other than our sun) is called 51 Eridani b. It’s shrouded in... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Small alien world most Jupiter-like planet ever seen › News in Science (ABC Science) Site Navigation Ancient Worlds Energy & Tra
Small alien world most Jupiter-like planet ever seen
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 17 days ago
› News in Science (ABC Science) Site Navigation Ancient Worlds Energy & Transport Environment & Nature Health & Medical Innovation & Technology Latest News in Science News Analysis Science... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Jupiter-like planet discovered by new tech By John von Radowitz Undated SETI Institute handout photo of an artist's ill
Jupiter-like planet discovered by new tech
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
By John von Radowitz Undated SETI Institute handout photo of an artist's illustration of the Jupiter-like exoplanet 51 Eridani b as astronomers have described the first world discovered by a new instrument... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Alien hunters find 'solar system just like ours' - is it home to a second Earth?Astronomers working to finding alien life have found new evidence to suggest a
Alien hunters find 'solar system just like ours' - is it home to a second Earth?
Daily Mirror / Posted 17 days ago
Astronomers working to finding alien life have found new evidence to suggest a distant solar system could be strikingly similar to our own. Stargazers at the Search for Extraterrestrial Life Institute (SETI) used the brand new Gemini Planet Imager... Read more
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PhysOrg
Methane, water enshroud nearby Jupiter-like exoplanetArtistic conception of the Jupiter-like exoplanet, 51 Eri b, seen in the near-i
Methane, water enshroud nearby Jupiter-like exoplanet
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
Artistic conception of the Jupiter-like exoplanet, 51 Eri b, seen in the near-infrared light that shows the hot layers deep in its atmosphere glowing through clouds. Because of its young age, this cousin of our own Jupiter is still hot and carries... Read more
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Mashable
Alien-planet imager discovers the most Jupiter-like world ever foundImage: Danielle Futselaar & Franck Marchis, SETI Institute A new instrument on
Alien-planet imager discovers the most Jupiter-like world ever found
Mashable / Posted 17 days ago
Image: Danielle Futselaar & Franck Marchis, SETI Institute A new instrument on Earth designed to to image planets far outside the solar system has discovered its first planet and it's the most Jupiter-like world ever found. The planet, named 51... Read more
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ExtremeTech
Searching for a ‘superhabitable’ planet in Alpha Centauri Throughout 2014, the overlapped trajectories of the two main stars of Alpha C
Searching for a ‘superhabitable’ planet in Alpha Centauri
ExtremeTech / Posted 23 days ago
Throughout 2014, the overlapped trajectories of the two main stars of Alpha Centauri prevented us from observing them. As they’ve begun to separate, scientists have been able to begin... Read more
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PhysOrg
Will SETI's unprecedented new program finally find E.T.?Credit: Breakthrough Initatives Stephen Hawking, Frank Drake and dozens of jour
Will SETI's unprecedented new program finally find E.T.?
PhysOrg / Posted 26 days ago
Credit: Breakthrough Initatives Stephen Hawking, Frank Drake and dozens of journalists gathered at the Royal Society in London last week to hear astronomers announce a ground-breaking new project to search for intelligent extraterrestrial life called... Read more
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redOrbit
'Brown gunk' evidence of a salty sea on EuropaThe pale face of Jupiter’s moon Europa is crisscrossed with brown-color fissure
'Brown gunk' evidence of a salty sea on Europa
redOrbit / Posted 30 days ago
The pale face of Jupiter’s moon Europa is crisscrossed with brown-color fissures that look like scratches from a massive cat when seen from orbit, and NASA scientists have suggested these fissures are filled with a salty, brown gunk carried to the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Sharks, Pluto and tennis - what South Africans Googled in JulyAccording to Google South Africa, Wimbledon was by far the most Googled topic w
Sharks, Pluto and tennis - what South Africans Googled in July
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 30 days ago
According to Google South Africa, Wimbledon was by far the most Googled topic with 17 out of 94 search clusters (a cluster being a set of search terms related to a topic) being represented. It appears that people were most interested in how Kevin... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Is Kepler-452b an Earth twin? More like a bigger, older cousinAstronomers digging through data from NASA's planet-hunting Kepler space telesc
Is Kepler-452b an Earth twin? More like a bigger, older cousin
Orlando Sentinel / Posted a month ago
Astronomers digging through data from NASA's planet-hunting Kepler space telescope say they have discovered the closest Earth-like "twin" circling another star ever found. The planet, called Kepler-452b, is about 60% larger in diameter than Earth... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Stephen Hawking Kicks Off $100M Hunt for Alien IntelligenceSpace fever seems to be catching on. Stephen Hawking and a group of other high-
Stephen Hawking Kicks Off $100M Hunt for Alien Intelligence
E-Commerce Times / Posted a month ago
Space fever seems to be catching on. Stephen Hawking and a group of other high-profile space scientists joined with Russian billionaire Yuri Milner this week to announce a new US$100 million effort to search for intelligent alien life. The move... Read more

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