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As NASA’s four Discovery finalists look to prepare for the next round of solar system exploration, ThePrint highlights key facts about their destinations.
Recent years have seen changes to our theories about what counts as a biosignature and which planets might be habitable. We must expect the unexpected.
With a diameter of about 3,80,000 light-years, the ring is about four times the size of the Milky Way, which contains our solar system.
The map, published by Nature Astronomy Monday, has six primary features on its surface — plains, labyrinth, hummocky, dunes, craters and lakes.
'Superionic water ice' may help scientists better understand the universe, especially the solar system's most distant planetary denizens, Uranus & Neptune.
Titan, one of over 60 moons of Saturn, is the only other body in the solar system to have liquid on its surface.
Unlike all the other planets, Uranus and its rings are tilted by almost a right angle.
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The ‘exomoon’ was found orbiting exoplanet Kepler-1625b — around 4,000 light years away from earth — by two Columbia University astronomers.
A 'tiny, cold world' has been discovered in a mysterious disc-shaped region far beyond Neptune.