astronomy




Pluto's largest moon Charon has deep chasms that may have been formed by an ancient ocean-3

Pluto’s largest moon Charon has deep chasms that may have been formed by an ancient ocean

Analysis of the images captured during NASA’s New Horizon mission last year has revealed that Pluto’s largest moon Charon was home to an ancient subsurface ocean that has since frozen, expanding during the process. This, according to the scientists, caused to the moon’s surface to stretch outward, creating massive canyon-like fractures that are clearly visible in…


Super-Earth 55 Cancri E Has Dry Atmosphere And Carbon-Rich Interior-2

Super-Earth 55 Cancri e has a dry atmosphere and a carbon-rich interior, new research reveals

For the first time ever, scientists have successfully managed to analyse the atmospheric composition of a distant super-Earth in great detail. Using incredibly advanced observation and processing technologies, a team of European astronomers has detected substantial traces of hydrogen and helium in the atmosphere of 55 Cancri e, an exoplanet located over 40 light-years away…





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Artist depicts the entirety of the known universe in a single image

The scale of the observable universe is large enough to be impractical for a visual depiction in a geometrical manner. However artist Pablo Carlos Budassi has taken on the challenge by its horns with his fascinating work that encompasses the entirety of the known universe in a single image. Now of course, he eschewed geometrical…



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