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'Ninth planet' may exist in solar system: US scientists
'Ninth planet' may exist in solar system: US scientists

A previously unknown giant planet may have been discovered lurking in the outer reaches of our solar system, US scientists announced.

'Ninth planet' may exist in solar system: US scientists
'Godzilla' of Earths circles distant star
'Godzilla' of Earths circles distant star

Astronomers have spotted the "Godzilla" of all Earths, a huge rocky planet orbiting a star 560 light years away that is changing scientists' understanding of the origins of the universe.

'Godzilla' of Earths circles distant star
Arctic Ocean. ©Reuters/Kathryn Hansen/NASA
US, British science academies: Climate change is real

US and British scientific academies said there was a clear consensus that climate change is real and will have serious disruptive effects on the planet.

US, British science academies: Climate change is real
The shop of the 514 aircraft-repairing plant. ©arz514.ru
Russia and Kazakhstan disagree on causes of MIG-31 aircraft crash

The managing director of the 514 Aircraft-Repairing Plant declared that Kazakhstan's accusation of the Russian plant for the MIG-31 aircraft crash had too many contradictions.

Russia and Kazakhstan disagree on causes of MIG-31 aircraft crash
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Satellites to probe Earth's strange shield

Europe next week will launch a trio of hi-tech satellites to explore something that may seem utterly mundane: Earth's magnetic field.

Satellites to probe Earth's strange shield
Space 'graveyard' reveals bits of an Earth-like planet
Space 'graveyard' reveals bits of an Earth-like planet

Astronomers have autopsied a distant, broken apart planet and revealed signs of water and a rocky surface together for the first time, delighting scientists on the hunt for alien life.

Space 'graveyard' reveals bits of an Earth-like planet
Planet found floating without star in space
Planet found floating without star in space

Astronomers said Wednesday they have found a lonely planet outside the solar system floating alone in space and not orbiting a star.

Planet found floating without star in space
Chile observatory discovers 'comet factory'
Chile observatory discovers 'comet factory'

A "dust trap" surrounding a young star could help explain how planets are formed.

Chile observatory discovers 'comet factory'
The rover Curiosity. ©REUTERS
NASA's Curiosity rover to be back online next week

NASA's Curiosity rover, which has been exploring Mars since it landed to much fanfare last August, should be running at full capacity next week, after a memory glitch set the robot back.

NASA's Curiosity rover to be back online next week
Scientists spot birth of giant planet
Scientists spot birth of giant planet

Astronomers using a powerful telescope in southern Chile have captured the first direct image of a protoplanet forming around another star, still embedded in thick gas and dust.

Scientists spot birth of giant planet
Earth-like planets may be closer than thought: study
Earth-like planets may be closer than thought: study

Scientists looking for habitable planets may not have to stray far from our galactic neighborhood, which calculated an Earth-size planet could be orbiting a red dwarf as near as 13 light years away.

Earth-like planets may be closer than thought: study
'17 billion' Earth-sized planets in Milky Way: study
'17 billion' Earth-sized planets in Milky Way: study

The Milky Way contains at least 17 billion planets the size of Earth, and likely many more, according to a study out Monday that raises the chances of discovering a sister planet to ours.

'17 billion' Earth-sized planets in Milky Way: study
Troubled UN climate talks spill over
Troubled UN climate talks spill over

UN talks seeking to slow the march of destructive global warming ran far into extra time Saturday as host Qatar sought to broker an end to the standoff between rich and poor nations on funding.

Troubled UN climate talks spill over
Large ice deposits found on Mercury: scientists
Large ice deposits found on Mercury: scientists

Scientists Thursday announced new evidence that Mercury, the planet orbiting nearest the Sun, hosts massive caches of ice and revealed new information on how water reached our solar system's inner planets.

Large ice deposits found on Mercury: scientists
World Bank fears devastating 4.0 degree warming
World Bank fears devastating 4.0 degree warming

The World Bank warned Sunday that global temperatures could rise by four degrees this century without immediate action, with potentially devastating consequences for coastal cities and the poor.

World Bank fears devastating 4.0 degree warming
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Planet with four suns discovered

An international team of amateur and professional astronomers on Monday announced the discovery of a planet whose skies are lit up by four suns -- the first reported case of such a phenomenon.

Planet with four suns discovered
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Two 'hot Jupiters' found in star cluster: NASA

US scientists have for the first time found proof that planets can form and survive around sun-like stars within dense star clusters, NASA said Friday.

Two 'hot Jupiters' found in star cluster: NASA
Search for alien life gets boost at twin star
Search for alien life gets boost at twin star

The universe is looking increasingly crowded as scientists Tuesday announced the first proof twin stars can host multiple planets -- boosting their search for a planet that could support life.

Search for alien life gets boost at twin star

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