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Teen Discovers New Planet 1,000 Light-Years From Earth

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.11.2015 | Science

This is Tom Wagg. He’s an avid space buff, and at the age of 15, he achieved something most astronomers can only dream of. He discovered a new p...

EXPLAINED: How Alien Hunters Look For Life On Dying Planets

Space.com | Charles Q. Choi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

If life does exist anywhere else in the universe, it may only be fleeting. Now scientists are researching how signs of life might look on dying planet...

Earth's Tilted Orbit Gets Surprising Explanation

| Posted 11.16.2012 | Science

By Ken Croswell One young star may yank another's developing solar system, a new theory suggests, accounting for planets that circle their stars on ...

'What Would Happen If You Stuck Jupiter In A Giant Blowtorch?'

Posted 09.25.2011 | Green

Aurorae are one of the most remarkable sights offered by our universe. But what would the star spectacle look like from a planet other than Earth? ...