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3 newly discovered worlds risk doom orbiting too close to dying stars

Home News Science & Astronomy An artist’s depiction of a hot Jupiter-sized exoplanet, like TOI-2337b, TOI-4329b or TOI-2669b, in orbit around an evolved, dying star. (Image credit: Karen Teramura/University of Hawaiʻi Institute for Astronomy) Astronomers have spotted three new exoplanets orbiting dangerously close to their parent stars, on the brink of extinction. The three exoplanets, named…

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Scientists just discovered a massive sea predator from the Triassic period

According to a new study, scientists believe the largest animals to ever live in the sea. In fact, a new discovery has led them to believe that the largest animal was a Triassic period predator that lived in the sea. Based on the new discovery, researchers believe that a 244-million-year-old fossil would have rivaled current…

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Scientists have discovered a new, massive world. They don’t know how it was created

The European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope—yes, that’s actually the name—has discovered a brand-new world. The planet in question is located 325 light-years away from Earth, in the Centaurus constellation. The planet itself orbits b Centauri, a two-star system that you can often see with the naked eye. Scientists say that this star system is…

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10 of the Best Movies We Discovered for the First Time in 2021

Screenshot: Earth Girls Are Easy/LionsgateSure, 2021 gifted us with plenty of good new releases, even if we streamed them from home rather than experiencing them in a movie theater. Even so, we saw no reason to limit ourselves only to that which this year has provided—especially now, as omicron wreaks its havoc, we’ve got all…

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Astronomers have discovered a large group of rogue stars

Space is a cold, dark place, and sometimes we’re reminded of just how cold and how dark it can be. Thanks to new research published in Nature Astronomy this week, we now know that astronomers have discovered a group of up to 170 rogue planets free floating through space. Rogue planets, or rogue worlds, are essentially planets…

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We discovered a gallery of monster-sized gas giants

You’ve read 1 of 2 free monthly articles. Learn More. Close Facts So Romantic On Matter Posted By Sean Raymond, Núria Miret-Roig & Hervé Bouy on Dec 22, 2021 It doesn’t feel right to see a toddler walking down the street by themselves. Toddlers don’t just go rogue, and if they do they are quickly chased…

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Scientists say they might have discovered the cause of Alzheimer’s

Scientists in California tried to study Alzheimer’s disease from a different perspective and the results may have led them to the cause of the disease.Researchers at the University of California- Riverside (UCR) recently published results from a study that looked at a protein called tau. By studying the different forms tau proteins take, researchers discovered…

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A lost piece of the moon has been discovered orbiting the Earth and sun

An artist’s impression of Earth quasi-satellite Kamo`oalewa near the Earth-moon system. Astronomers using the Large Binocular Telescope have shown that it might be a lost fragment of the moon. Addy Graham/University of Arizona Every April, for a fleeting few weeks, the faint glow of a near-Earth asteroid curiously shimmers on scientists’ telescopes. Religiously catching the…

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New Mineral Discovered in Deep-Earth Diamond

The surprising find has never shown up in nature before, and reveals secrets about Earth’s mantle Credit: Aaron Celestian, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County A diamond that formed deep in the earth’s mantle contains a mineral never seen before in nature. The discovery is a rare glimpse into the deep mantle and may…

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Slave room discovered at Pompeii in ‘rare’ find

The little slave room contains three beds, a ceramic pot and a wooden chest. Pompeii archaeologists said Saturday they have unearthed the remains of a “slave room” in an exceptionally rare find at a Roman villa destroyed by Mount Vesuvius’ eruption nearly 2,000 years ago. The little room with three beds, a ceramic pot and…