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This artist’s impression shows an imagined view of the three planets orbiting an ultracool dwarf star just 40 light-years from Earth that were discovered using the TRAPPIST telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory. These worlds have sizes and temperatures similar to those of Venus and Earth and may be the best targets found so far for the search for life outside the Solar System. They are the first planets ever discovered around such a tiny and dim star. In this view one of the inner planets is seen in transit across the disc of its tiny and dim parent star.

March 2, 2017

Scientists confirm Einstein’s theory through detection of gravitational waves

February 25, 2016

By Jillian Jennett Staff Writer In 1916, Albert Einstein postulated that massive objects create spacetime ripples, better known as gravitational waves. In 2016, scientists confirmed that he was right. Gravitational waves are, in es...

Comic of Earth and Moon

Blood is Thicker Than Water

September 30, 2015

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