Richard Hubbard

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Earth survived near-miss from 2012 solar storm: NASA

Washington (AFP) - Back in 2012, the Sun erupted with a powerful solar storm that just missed the Earth but was big enough to "knock modern …

Alien Planet's Size Measured Like Never Before

Astronomers have made the best-ever measurement to date of the radius of an alien world.<p>Using observations by NASA's Kepler and Spitzer space …

Hidden ocean discovered on Saturn’s moon Enceladus

A large ocean under Enceladus’ icy surface supplies the water that’s been seen spraying out of the “tiger stripes” on its surface, suggests new …

Astronomy

The Coma Cluster of galaxies

The Coma Cluster is one of the richest galaxy clusters known. How many suns and how many worlds might be located in this direction of space?<p>The Coma …

Universe

Astronomers make most precise measurement yet of expanding universe

A new analysis says that 10.8 billion years ago, the universe was expanding by one percent every 44 million years.<p>Astronomers from the Sloan Digital …

Black Holes

Astronomers may have spotted the first exomoon!

If it’s true this distant planet has a moon, the moon would weigh less than Earth, and the planet would be more massive than Jupiter.<p>It wasn’t very …

Astronomy