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Planet Earth

Exoplanet hunter snares 'extreme' superhot world

A European Space Agency satellite tasked with tracking down exoplanets has made its first big catch, a world so hot that its atmosphere could melt iron, astrophysicists have reported.

A handout released on 29 September 2020 by the European Space Agency (ESA), shows an artist's impression of the gas giants, WASP-189b, an exoplanet found by ESA's first space-based telescope CHEOPS.

COVID quiet time soothes Earth's seismic shakes

COVID-19 lockdowns worldwide led to the longest and most pronounced reduction in human-linked seismic vibrations ever recorded, sharpening scientists' ability to hear earth's natural signals and ...

Empty tables are seen during a quiet night at Brixton Village, as the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues to affect businesses, in London, Britain, 14 July 2020.

Planets around nearby star intriguing candidates for extraterrestrial life

Up to three planets - potentially rocky like Earth - have been spotted around a star located relatively near our solar system - a planetary system offering astronomers intriguing possibilities in the ...

The multiplanetary system of newly discovered super-Earths orbiting nearby red dwarf star Gliese 887 is seen in this artist's impression.

NASA satellite finds potentially habitable Earth-size planet

In yet another promising news on finding life or its signs beyond Earth, a NASA planet hunter has discovered its first Earth-size planet resting in its star's habitable-zone.NASA's Transiting ...

NASA satellite finds potentially habitable Earth-size planet

NASA loses contact with planet-monitoring satellite

NASA has lost contact with a satellite designed to study planets outside our solar system.Mission operators at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, said in a statement that the ...

NASA loses contact with planet-monitoring satellite

UN climate summit leaves countries more divided

A UN climate summit in Madrid was on life support Saturday after marathon negotiations between countries left them more divided than ever over on how to fight global warming and pay for its ...

UN climate summit leaves countries more divided

Global airline industry likely to make profit of $29.3b in 2020

The International Air Transport Association on Wednesday predicted that the global airline industry will generate a net profit of $29.3 billion in 2020.According to IATA, the global airline industry ...

Global airline industry likely to make profit of $29.3b in 2020

Study refines search for habitable planets

A team of US researchers has redefined the conditions that make a planet habitable by taking the star's radiation and the planet's rotation rate into account - a discovery that will help astronomers ...

Study refines search for habitable planets

Green cement? Captured carbon may help climate

Capturing planet-warming carbon dioxide and turning it into useful products, from plastics to jet fuel, could make climate action cheaper and become a good business - but market obstacles need to be ...

Green cement? Captured carbon may help climate

‘Humans will not ‘migrate’ to other planets,’ says Swiss Nobel laureate

Humans will never migrate to a planet outside of Earth's solar system because it would take far too long to get there, Swiss Nobel laureate Michel Mayor said Wednesday.Mayor and his colleague Didier ...

‘Humans will not ‘migrate’ to other planets,’ says Swiss Nobel laureate
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