Mysterious Dwarf Planet Ceres May Have Originated in Outer Regions of Solar System, Study Says

“They believe that Ceres formed on the cold edges of the Solar System, somewhere beyond Saturn, and that it during the reshuffling of the outer planets got planted in the asteroid belt.” by Max Gorbachev via Sputniknews Image: © NASA . NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA Named after the Roman goddess of agriculture and fertility, Ceres is part of an asteroid belt that lies … Continue reading

Mysterious New Planet Possibly Spotted in Our Solar System

“…evidence of a mysterious planet up to 10 times bigger than Earth, with a distant orbit around the Sun, has been unveiled by professor of astrophysics at Imperial College of London…” via RT Headline Image: © Akirastock / Getty Images An object lurking in the outer region of our solar system may well be the elusive Planet 9, a leading … Continue reading

Jupiter and Saturn Pushed Other Planets Away from the Sun in the Early Beginnings of the Universe

Researchers studying the lone surviving binary asteroid in the Trojan belt orbiting Jupiter have revealed that the chaos at the beginning of our solar system may have been shorter but more violent than previously thought. A new study on the binary asteroid Patroclus-Menoetius reveals that within the first 100 million years of the solar system’s existence, Jupiter and Saturn shoved … Continue reading

This is How Long You Would Survive On Each Planet in Our Solar System

For all its issues and faults, Earth is still a beautiful place. Think about it: the colorful sunsets, the warm ocean breeze, dogs, Doritos, the fact that we’re currently not being vaporized to smithereens. Yes, life on Earth sure is lovely — especially compared to what it could be like on any other neighboring planet. Space: It Does The Body … Continue reading

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Astronomers Discover Nearby ‘Death Star’ Kronos Which May Have Devoured 15 Earth-Like Planets

In mythology, the Titan Kronos devoured his children, including Poseidon (better known as the planet Neptune), Hades (Pluto) and three daughters. Astronomers discovered twin stars, one of which showed signs of having ingested a dozen or more rocky planets, they named them after Kronos and the companion star is named Krios, after Kronos’ brother. Their official designations are HD 240430 … Continue reading

A New Planet? Weird Orbits Hint ‘PLANET 10’ Might Lurk At Our Solar System Edge

In the headline pic above: An artist’s impression of Planet Ten Astronomers studying icy objects in a distant region called the Kuiper belt say an unconfirmed planet with similar mass to Mars could be responsible for tugging them out of alignment.. THE dark outer reaches of our solar system could be hiding a new planet – the ninth or tenth, … Continue reading

Ancient Alien Technology Could Be Hidden in Our Solar System, Astronomer Claims

For decades, radio telescopes have scanned the skies, hoping for a signal from intelligent aliens in another solar system. But could signs of extraterrestrial life be lurking a little closer to home? One astronomer believes we should be looking harder for signs of ancient, extinct civilisations in our own solar systems – buried ‘technosignatures’ of aliens from millions of years … Continue reading

Are There Remnants of Ancient Civilizations Out There in Our Solar System?

The search for life in the Universe takes many paths. There’s SETI, or the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, which is searching for signals from a distant ancient civilization. There’s the exploration of our own Solar System, on Mars, or underneath the subsurface oceans of Europa and Enceladus, to see if life can be anywhere there’s liquid water and a source … Continue reading

Astronomers Discover an Enormous Object Orbiting at the Edge of Our Solar System

DIDN’T SEE YOU THERE It’s no Planet Nine, but the planetary body astronomers have found at the far edge of our solar system is a notable discovery nonetheless. They’ve named it DeeDee, for Distant Dwarf, and although it was first noticed in late 2016, little information about its physical structure was known back then. Now, new data from the Atacama … Continue reading

5 Events that Will Change the Solar System

5 EVENTS TO CHANGE THE SOLAR SYSTEM No. 5 – Ringed Mars: New research has determined that Mars might one day kill its nearest moon, Phobos, which is just 22 kilometers (14 mi) wide. With every passing century, the orbit of Phobos shrinks and brings it closer to Mars by 2 meters. Ultimately, this moon will break apart from tidal … Continue reading

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