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Two planets orbiting nearby star discovered with TESS

Two planets orbiting nearby star discovered with TESS

Target Pixel File (TPF) from TESS centered on TOI-836 from the Gaia catalog. Credit: Hawthorn et al., 2022. Using the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), an international team of astronomers has discovered two new exoplanets orbiting a nearby star known as TOI-836. The newfound alien worlds were classified as a super-Earth and a mini-Neptune. The …

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NASA warns of asteroid heading for close encounter with Earth on August 26

NASA warns of asteroid heading for close encounter with Earth on August 26

NASA has warned that an asteroid named Asteroid 2022 QP4 is headed towards Earth with the close encounter happening tomorrow, August 26. Here’s what we know. Yet another asteroid is coming towards Earth It’s been a few weeks of frequent asteroid flybys and another one is set to pass Earth closely. NASA has warned that …

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'Space is haunted': NASA captures the sound of a black hole, scaring the internet

‘Space is haunted’: NASA captures the sound of a black hole, scaring the internet

If you’ve seen “Interstellar,” you may think you have a pretty good idea of ​​what a black hole sounds like, but as they say, truth is stranger than fiction. In the hit Christopher Nolan movie from 2014, Matthew McConaughey’s character Joseph Cooper enters a black hole, where he only notes “flashes of light in the …

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