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Revealing Data from Super-Earth 55 Cancri e

Sitting 40 million light-years away, researchers were able to gain a better understand of 55 Cancri e and its environment. Using observations from NASA’s Spitzer…

Earth in Motion and the Galaxies Around it

Once scientists realized that their understanding of the distribution of galaxies was incorrect, researchers began studying the large scale structure of the universe to better…

Rogue Planets Captured by Stars

According to a new study set to be published this week, rogue planets might not be alone forever. The study details how rogue planets are…

Runaway Planets at 30 Million MPH

It’s hard to imagine planets that zip around at 30 million mph, but it was only a few years ago that astronomers found a “flying…

MESSENGER Reveals New Data about Mercury

There is more to Mercury than scientists previously thought. MESSENGER, the first ever probe to enter orbit around Mercury, has collected more than four million…