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IMAGE: Prof. Dr Falko Langenhorst (from delegated right), Dr Toru Matsumoto and Dr Dennis Harries have actually taken a look at dust particles of the asteroid ‘Itokawa’ with a transmission... Read more »

Here and gone: Outbound comets are likely of alien origin

IMAGE: Researchers computed the common courses of long-orbit comets (blue) disturbed by a passing gas-giant-sized things (white) and items of interstellar origin (red). view more  Credit: NAOJ Astronomers at the... Read more »

Impact crater data analysis of Ryugu asteroid illuminates complicated geological history

IMAGE: Figure 1: Size and area of craters on Ryugu (Figure from the Journal paper): The craters are numbered in order of size. view more  Credit: Kobe University Analysis of... Read more »

New insights on comet tails are blowing in the solar wind

Engineers and researchers collected around a screen in an operations space at the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C., excited to lay their eyes on the very first information... Read more »

New extremely distant solar system object found during hunt for Planet X

IMAGE: An artist’s conception of a distant Solar System Planet X, which might be forming the orbits of smaller sized extremely distant external Solar System items like 2015 TG387... Read more »

A dozen new moons of Jupiter discovered, including one ‘oddball’

Washington, DC–Twelvenew moons orbiting Jupiter have actually been discovered–11″normal” external moons, and one that they’re calling an “oddball.” This brings Jupiter’s overall number of understood moons to a tremendous... Read more »

New mystery discovered regarding active asteroid Phaethon

IMAGE: The FATE+ objective is set up to examinePhaethon view more  Credit: NAOJ Based on a new research study of how near-Earthasteroid Phaethon shows light at various angles, astronomers... Read more »

Engineers solve excessive heat removal from NASA’s Webb Telescope

How will NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope shed the heat created by its science instruments and their supporting electronic devices? To anybody who is not an engineer or researcher,... Read more »

Supercomputer astronomy: The next generation

IMAGE: With a theoretical peak efficiency of 3.087 petaflops, ATERUI II is the world’s fastest supercomputer for astrophysical simulations. view more  Credit: NAOJ ProfessorEiichiro Kokubo, the CfCA Project Director... Read more »

SwRI scientists introduce cosmochemical model for Pluto formation

SAN ANTONIO– May 23, 2018– Southwest Research Institute scientists incorporated NASA’s New Horizons discoveries with information from ESA’s Rosetta objective to establish a brand-new theory about how Pluto might... Read more »