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Magnetic fields likely protect Earth-like planets around small stars | A...
Earth-like planets orbiting close to small stars probably have magnetic fields that protect them from stellar radiation and help maintain su
Hubble’s new view of the Butterfly Nebula | Astronomy Now
Known variously as the Butterfly Nebula, Minkowski's Butterfly, the Twin Jet Nebula, or PN M2-9, this is a striking example of a bipolar pla
Small alien world most Jupiter-like planet ever seen
Astronomers have detected the smallest and most solar system-like planet ever directly imaged around another star.
Blue aurorae in Mars’ sky visible to the naked eye | Astronomy Now
Visible Martian aurorae seemed possible after the SPICAM imaging instrument on-board the ESA satellite Mars Express spotted aurorae from spa
Kepler finds tenth transiting ‘Tatooine’ exoplanet | Astronomy Now
An artist's impression of the newly discovered body known as Kepler-453 b (right) that orbits a pair of suns, hence it is a “circumbinary” p
Pulsar punches hole in stellar disc | Astronomy Now
Evidence from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory suggests that a clump of stellar material has been jettisoned away from a double star system
New study favours cold, icy — not warm, wet — early Mars | Astronomy Now
For decades, researchers have debated the climate history of Mars and how the planet's early climate led to the many water-carved channels s
The origins of an emerging bipolar planetary nebula revealed | Astronomy...
Some of the sharpest images ever made with ESO's Very Large Telescope have revealed for the first time what appears to be an ageing star in
Astronomers baffled by discovery of rare quasar quartet | Astronomy Now
Image of the region of space occupied by the rare quasar quartet. The four quasars are indicated by arrows. The quasars are embedded in a gi
First evidence of volcanic activity on a super-Earth? | Astronomy Now
For the first time, researchers led by the University of Cambridge have detected atmospheric variability on a rocky planet outside the Solar