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Earth’s building blocks formed during the solar system’s first million years, study finds

When people think about the most important ingredient for life on other planets, they usually talk about water. But there’s another element that makes our...

Scientists find baby stars hatch from stellar eggs near galaxy’s center

Astronomers have found stellar eggs containing baby stars around the center of the Milky Way galaxy. To make the discovery, the scientists used NSF's Atacama...

Alien raindrops surprisingly like rain on Earth, shows study

Raindrops on other planets and moons are close to the size of raindrops on Earth despite having different chemical compositions and falling through vastly...

Small telescopes to finally pry open the dynamic infrared sky

Our Milky Way galaxy is chock-full of dust. Stars are essentially dust-making factories that infuse the galaxy with a haze of dusty elements required for...

Scientists find new way to explore the internal structure of neutron stars

Space scientists at the University of Bath in the UK have found a new way to probe the internal structure of neutron stars. This offers...

NASA’s space telescope has found 2,200 potential exoplanets so far

Exoplanetology has been on a tear recently. This is largely due to an abundance of data collected by a new generation of satellites, one of...

Why Uranus and Neptune have wonky magnetic fields

The two large gas planets’ strange magnetic fields are each strongly tilted relative to the planet’s rotation axes and are significantly offset from the...

A billion years from now there won’t be much oxygen in the Earth’s atmosphere

Breathe it while you still can. A new research study forecasts the future of oxygen in the Earth’s atmosphere and finds grim news. As the sun...

Radioactive molecules could help solve mystery of missing antimatter

Stars, galaxies, and everything in the universe, including our own bodies, are comprised of so-called regular matter. Regular matter includes atoms and molecules, which are...

Scientists find stellar eggs near galactic center are hatching into baby stars

Astronomers found a few stellar eggs containing baby stars around the center of the Milky Way using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA). Previous studies...