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Twin Suns Hurl Tatooine-Like Planets into Interstellar Space

In "Star Wars," the planet Tatooine orbited twin stars. Now, a new study suggests that, in the real world, twin suns may act like Death Stars, either …

ALMA's Stunning Image Of A Protoplanetary Disk Sheds Light On Planet Formation

For hundreds of years after realizing that the Earth and the other planets orbit the Sun, humanity has puzzled over the question of how they came to be. Since our Solar System has been around for over four billion years, we can’t truly know the story of our formation by looking at what we have …

News Bureau | ILLINOIS

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Seismic waves are helping scientists to plumb the world's deepest mystery: the planet's inner core.<p>The Earth's inner core has an …

Scientists find Mars surface replica in India

Why wait for a million-dollar ticket to Mars when you can have an inter-planetary experience a la Oscar nominated blockbuster “The Martian” right in …

Geologists to drill into heart of dinosaur-killing impact

Quest aims to uncover secrets of big craters across the Solar System.<p>Geophysicists are returning to Earth’s most famous cosmic bullseye. Around 7 …

Dinosaur Extinction May Have Been Caused By An 'Interstellar Cloud'

What killed the dinosaurs? No, it wasn’t the ice age, despite what Mr. Freeze would have you believe. Most scientists agree that a large impact event …

You think this is a sonic boom – but it’s not

Awe-inspiring photographs of fast jets surrounded by a split-second shockwave aren’t evidence of a plane breaking the sound barrier. BBC Future looks at what causes them.<p>It’s an eye-catching sight that has been captured by photographers and camera crews time and again; a military jet sweeps in low …

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