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Star smaller than Jupiter discovered

It's smaller than Jupiter and that's why EBLM J0555-57Ab has been awarded the title of the smallest star of the firmament.  This new record-breaking star was discovered by a research team coordinated by the University of Cambridge, which published the…

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PLATO: ESA approves the transition to the implementation phase

The PLATO (PLAnetary Transit and Oscillations of stars) mission was recently officially adopted by the scientific program of the European Space Agency (ESA), moving therefore from the design phase to that of construction of the spacecraft. PLATO will be a…

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Is there water on the Super-Earth GJ 625?

What is GJ 625 b? It is not a car registration number but a rocky planet just discovered, with mass equal to almost three times that of Earth. Because of its characteristics, GJ 625 b has been renamed "Super Earth",…

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Moon Village: what if energy comes from dust?

From the first astronomical observations to expeditions in the solar system, in his knowledge of and in his relationship with the universe, man has always moved the bar a little bit higher. In addition to continuing research and galactic travel,…

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Zircon: a testimony to reconstruct the history of the Earth

About 470 million years ago, an asteroid colliding between Mars and Jupiter caused an explosion that manifested itself on Earth through a "cascade" of meteorites. This unusual "shower" of celestial bodies lasted millions of years and was so impressive that…

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Is there life on the planet Wolf 1061c?

Is there life beyond Earth? It is to answer this question that since time immemorial scientists and philosophers throughout the world have been working. And it is always to answer this question that astronomers from San Francisco University are studying…

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A second more before saying goodbye to 2016

On 31 December 2016 at 23:59:59, clocks around the world must add a leap second to their programming. This according to Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), otherwise known as "civil time". Historically, the measurement of time was based on the rotation…

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To the origin of the universe thanks to a new family of stars

Far, far away, in the heart of the Milky Way, astronomers have observed a new family of stars that could help shed light on the origins of our galaxy. The discovery comes from the Astrophysics Research Institute of LJMU, a…

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Tonight the Moon will be super!

Tonight, by simply looking at the sky, we will be able to see a unique spectacle: the Moon, in fact, will be the biggest and brightest in the last 68 years... in short, a Super Moon! One like this has…

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