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Newly-discovered planets on the edge of destruction: Study

Out of the thousands of extrasolar planets found so far, these three gas giant planets had some of the shortest-period orbits around subgiant or giant stars

Newly-discovered planets on the edge of destruction: Study

Stars will eventually stop contributing metals: Study

The “metal-rich” stars, like our Sun, spew out their products into space, enriching the composition of the galaxy over time

Handout image courtesy of NASA shows the planet Venus at the start of its transit of the sun

'Amazing milestone' as NASA fully deploys Webb telescope in space

The most powerful space telescope ever built completed a tricky two-week-long deployment phase Saturday, unfolding its final golden mirror panel, as it readies to study every phase of cosmic history.

'Amazing milestone' as NASA fully deploys Webb telescope in space

Space business: The final profitable frontier

The snub-nosed craft resembles a shuttle-airplane mashup, and is the latest entrant in a profit-seeking push with staggering potential -- and risks -- for humans to visit, work or even live in space.

Space business: The final profitable frontier

China slams US after space station ‘close encounters’ with Musk’s satellites

Tiangong, China’s new space station, had to manoeuvre to avoid colliding with one Starlink satellite in July and with another in October, according to a note submitted by Beijing to the United ...

China slams US after space station ‘close encounters’ with Musk’s satellites

French Guiana awaits historic Webb telescope launch

The James Webb Space Telescope -- soon to become the most powerful ever to be launched into space -- after technical and weather delays is set to take off on Christmas Day from the base in France’s ...

French Guiana awaits historic Webb telescope launch

Japanese space tourists return to Earth after 12 days on ISS

A Japanese billionaire returned to Earth Monday, after 12 days spent on the International Space Station where he made videos about performing mundane tasks in space including brushing teeth and going ...

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa is helped to disembark from a helicopter as he arrives at Zhezkazgan airport after returning from the International Space Station (ISS) on the Soyuz MS-20 space capsule, in Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, December 20, 2021

Elon Musk named Time magazine person of the year

Time magazine on Monday named Tesla chief and space entrepreneur Elon Musk as its person of the year 2021, citing his embodiment of the technological shifts but also troubling trends reshaping ...

Tesla Motors Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk pauses during a news conference in Tokyo on 8 September 2014

Webb telescope to look for first light of cosmic dawn

Peering into deep space and billions of years back in time, the James Webb telescope promises to offer the clearest glimpse yet of the Universe's cosmic dawn, when the earliest galaxies began to form.

Webb telescope to look for first light of cosmic dawn

NASA launches new mission to explore universe’s most dramatic objects

The new mission builds on and complements the scientific discoveries of other telescopes, including the Chandra X-ray Observatory, NASA’s flagship X-ray telescope. First light operations are ...

NASA launches new mission to explore universe’s most dramatic objects
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