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Discover our new exoplanets collection
Discover our new exoplanets collection Ever wondered about the planets outside our Solar System? ESA missions such as Cheops will further our understanding of exoplanets! Discover this new collection featuring these other worlds and the missions that study them.
Parker Solar Probe Sees Comet NEOWISE’s Twin Tails
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has captured unique images of comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) and its two tails. C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) was discovered on March 27, 2020 by NASA’s Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) mission. The comet’s nucleus is about 5 km (3 miles) across and is covered with sooty, dark particles. C/2020 F3 [...]
The moon may have stopped the early Earth from being a frozen snowball
Astronomers have long been puzzled by the faint young sun paradox, which says the sun would not have been bright enough in the past to keep Earth warm. Now it seems the moon may have helped
Week in images: 6-10 July 2020
Week in images: 6-10 July 2020 Discover our week through the lens
Comet NEOWISE Now Visible to the Unaided Eye
Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE), a recently-discovered visitor from distant parts of our Solar System, is putting on a spectacular nighttime display. C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) is a retrograde comet discovered on March 27, 2020 by NASA’s Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) mission. “In its discovery images, C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) appeared as a glowing, fuzzy [...]