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This picture compares the inner planets of our solar system to Kepler-62, a newly discovered planetary system NASA’s Kepler mission has recently discovered three super-Earth-size planets in the “habitable zone,” or the range of distances form a star where the surface temperature of an orbiting planet might sustain liquid water. It is planets like these […] Continue reading → Continue reading
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft recently observed meteors colliding with Saturn’s thin rings. This marked the first direct evidence of small meteoroids breaking into streams of rubble and crashing into Saturn’s rings, although astronomers already expected this to be occurring regularly. However, specific details of such impacts were merely speculation, much of which is cleared up via […] Continue reading → Continue reading