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Why are Uranus and Neptune different colors? -study

Using observations from the Hubble Space Telescope, the NASA Infrared Telescope Facility, and the Gemini North telescope, an international team of researchers look for answers.

Scientists discover 4 rare brown dwarfs with innovative method - study

Brown dwarfs are cosmic objects often described as being between a planet and a star. However, they are very hard to detect. In fact, for around three decades, only 40 brown dwarfs have been imaged.

Jupiter, the solar system's largest planet, is seen alongside its moons (illustrative).

Why the next visits to planets in the solar system will be so important

Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune remain the least explored planets in the solar system due to their distance from Earth and harsh conditions.


How much water did Earth have at its formation? A new study has the answer

By analyzing the chemical components of rocks from the moon, a team of scientists proposed an answer to the long-standing question.

Size matters: Life-supporting moons can only be found by smaller planets - study

To understand how this works, we first need to talk about what is a moon, how is it formed and how does it help biological life thrive.


Global wildlife population declines could be worse than we imagined - study

A new Israeli study is especially pessimistic about the current state and future of wildlife populations. 

Scientists find exoplanet shaped like deformed football, not sphere - study

The planet is designated WASP-103b, and its shape is unlike anything ever seen before.


Rutgers researchers find protein structures linked to origins of life - study

The research sheds new light on the origins of life on Earth and may help in the search for alien life.

Young Israeli researcher excited to be part of NASA’s Webb Telescope study team

Applicants from all over the world propose research plans for the telescope during a limited window of use, and only the best applicants get approved to use it.

An image of Pluto captured by the New Horizons spacecraft in 2015

Study: Could downgrading Pluto have been a mistake?

The decision to downgrade the 9th planet may have been rooted in astrology, not science. By Galileo's definition, our solar system may even have 150 planets.

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