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How three planets aligned over Stonehenge is shown in stunning image 

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Heavens above! How three planets aligned over Stonehenge is shown in stunning imageJupiter, Saturn and Venus aligned above Stonehenge in Wiltshire on Monday The vision of celestial wonder was captured with ten eight-...

Hubble Space Telescope shows off new views of gas giant planets

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Hubble Space Telescope shows off never-before-seen epic views of the solar system's gas giants: Drastic changes are seen to the planets' atmospheres, including new storms on JupiterThe Hubble Telescope released new i...

Telescope to launch in 2023 to search for habitable planets ‘nearby’

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Is there life at Alpha Centauri? Astronomers will launch a telescope into low-Earth orbit in 2023 to search for habitable planets orbiting our closest star systemBreakthrough Initiatives and the University of Sydney ...

One of the youngest planets ever is found 400 light-years from Earth

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Scientists discover one of the youngest planets ever found - a several million year-old baby that is 400 light-years from Earth and is as hot as the Kīlauea VolcanoAstronomers discovered 'one of the youngest planets ...

Rogue planets could host life, have Earth-like oceans: study

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Rogue planets, which do not orbit a star, could host life in hidden oceans which are protected from the cold of space by thick ice and heated by the planet's coreRogue planets could be ripe to host life on hidden 'Ea...

Cereal box-sized satellite going to space to explore alien planets

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$4 million satellite the size of a CHEERIOS box is going into space to search for alien planetsA satellite the size of a 'family-sized box of Cheerios' will go space to look at the physics 'hot Jupiters' Colorado Ult...

NASA telescope spots mysterious ‘free-floating’ planets

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NASA's Kepler Space Telescope spots four mysterious 'free-floating' planets that appear to be alone in deep space, unbound to any host starFour 'rogue' planets discovered with similar masses to that of our home plane...

Systems with two stars could hide Earth-sized planets

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Earth-like planets could be hiding in solar systems with Star Wars-style double-suns because telescopes can't see past brightness of the stars, study findsA new study suggests there could be more Earth-sized planets ...

Planet’s fastest pick-up: Hennessey’s 200mph Mammoth 1000 TRX truck

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Planet's fastest pick-up: Hypercar maker Hennessey unleashes 200mph Mammoth 1000 TRX truck that can hit 60mph in 3.2 seconds - that's QUICKER than an Aston Martin VantageTexas-based tuner will make 200 tuned Dodge Ra...

Third of the planet’s farmland at ‘high risk’ for pesticide pollution 

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Nearly 31% of global farmland is at ‘high risk’ of pesticide pollution that can seep into water supplies and impact human health, study revealsResearchers looked at the use of 92 herbicides, fungicides and insecticid...

Aliens from other planets will look ‘just like animals here on Earth’

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Forget little green Martians! Aliens from other planets will look 'just like animals here on Earth' with symmetrical bodies and legs, wings or fins, zoologist claimsAstrobiologist Arik Kershenbaum wrote a book on how...

The dust of dead Earth-like planets found in atmospheres of dead stars

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Remnants of planets with crusts similar to Earth and Mars are found in atmospheres' of nearby white dwarfs that burned up 10 BILLION years ago making them the oldest known in the galaxyCrust from vaporized Earth-like...