Strange worlds: 10 exoplanets discovered by Nasa

Strange worlds: 10 exoplanets discovered by Nasa

Discovered in 2011, Kepler-70b (also known as KOI-55) could easily be described as a circle of hell, according to Nasa. With temperatures soaring higher than the surface of the Sun, this planet endures a scorching average of around 12,000 degrees Fahrenheit (6,800 degrees Celsius). Once a gas giant the size of Jupiter, Kepler-70b was engulfed…

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2 main payloads on Aditya-L1 send key data from solar flare event - Times of India

2 main payloads on Aditya-L1 send key data from solar flare event – Times of India

BENGALURU: Two of the main scientific instruments (payloads) on India’s first dedicated solar space observatory mission, Aditya-L1have captured images and data of intense solar activity during a period of heightened eruptions on the Sun in May 2024.Sharing data from the Solar Ultraviolet Imaging Telescope (SUIT) and the Visible Emission Line Coronagraph (VELC) payloads on Aditya-L1,…

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Discovery alert: An Earth-sized planet with 17-hour year found - Times of India

Discovery alert: An Earth-sized planet with 17-hour year found – Times of India

NEW DELHI: In an exciting development, scientists have discovered an Earth-sized exoplanet, SPECULOOS-3 borbiting an ultra-cool dwarf star approximately 55 light-years from Earth. On the cosmic scale, this distance is relatively close, highlighting the growing potential for discovering more exoplanets in our stellar neighborhood.SPECULOOS-3 b is nearly identical in size to Earth, offering intriguing possibilities…

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