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NASA’s Hubble telescope spots ‘clouds’ in nearby ‘warm Neptune’ and ‘super-Earth’ planets

Images from outside of our solar system taken by NASA’s Hubble space telescope show that two exoplanets have what looks like high altitude clouds in their atmosphere.…

World’s largest radio telescope gears up in Chile

SANTIAGO — The world’s largest network of radio telescopes is ready to begin the first phase of operations in northern Chile’s Atacama Desert, an observatory announced Thursday. The ALMA complex, under construction for over a decade, received on Wednesday the 16th of 66 total antennas, enough to “begin its first…

Cosmic burst in distant galaxy puzzles NASA

WASHINGTON – NASA is studying a surprising cosmic burst at the center of distant galaxy that has burned for more than a week, longer than astronomers have ever seen before, the US space agency said Thursday. Calling it “one of the most puzzling cosmic blasts ever observed,” NASA said it…

Hubble catches planet being devoured by its star

WASHINGTON — The Hubble space telescope has discovered a planet in our galaxy in the process of being devoured by the star that it orbits, according to a paper published in The Astrophysical Journal Letters. The doomed planet, dubbed WASP-12b, has the highest known surface temperature of any planet in…

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