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NASA's Kepler mission discovers 'super-Earth'

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft which is carrying out a new mission has made its first exoplanet discovery -- a 'super-Earth' located 180......

'Super-jupiter' discovery dwarfs solar system's largest planet

Astronomers have discovered a new 'super-Jupiter' planet, 13 times bigger than jupiter, the largest planet in our own solar system. The planet orbits a star called Kappa Andromedae that is 2.5......

PHOTO: Record-setting gas storm on Saturn

A NASA satellite has captured rare, record-setting 'burp' on the surface of Saturn in the aftermath of a massive storm, the US space agency said. Temperatures in Saturn's stratosphere soared more......

NASA finds first rocky planet outside solar system

NASA's Kepler mission has confirmed the discovery of its first rocky planet, which measures 1.4 times the size of Earth and is the smallest planet ever discovered outside the solar system. The......

Newly-found super-earth, a waterworld?

A 'super-earth' discovered recently some 40 light years away could be covered with either water vapour or a thick haze, scientists have said. The planet, which is 2.6 times bigger than earth, has......
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Astronomers discover three super-Earths just 21 light years away

Geneva: A new "secret" planetary system that includes three super-Earths and one outer giant planet has been discovered by astronomers at a... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/space/three-super-earths-found-21-light-years-from-earth_1640392.html
Map reveals how stars tend to migrate radially

Nearly a third of the stars in our own galaxy have dramatically changed their orbits. According to a new map of the Milky Way that provides the... ...

http://odishasamaya.com/news/map-reveals-how-stars-tend-to-migrate-radially/50342
NASA spots nearest rocky super-Earth at just 21 light-years away

An artist's concept of what HD 219134b might look like. NASA/JPL-Caltech The universe is getting just a little bit smaller now that scientists... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/nasa-spots-nearest-rocky-super-165615266.html
Nearest rocky planet outside our solar system discovered

Astronomers using a NASA telescope have confirmed the discovery of the nearest rocky planet outside our solar system which is larger than Earth and... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/492530/nearest-rocky-planet-outside-our.html
Distant Uranus-sized exoplanet discovered

New York, July 31 With a technique called gravitational microlensing, scientists have discovered a Uranus-sized exoplanet orbiting far from its... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a572155.html

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