Ancient star with five Earth-size planets discovered

http://zeenews.india.com/news/sci-tech/ancient-star-with-five-earth-size-planets-discovered_1537545.html London: After analysing over four years of data from NASA's Kepler spacecraft, a team of astronomers has discovered a star that is 11.2 billion years old and has at least five Earth-size planets. The findings show that Earth-size planets have formed throughout most of the universe's 13.8-billion-year history, leaving open the possibility for the existence … Continue reading Ancient star with five Earth-size planets discovered

Distant exoplanet hosts giant ring system

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-31001936 Astronomers say they have discovered a planet with a gigantic ring system that is 200 times larger than that around Saturn. It is the first such structure detected around a planet beyond our Solar System. The researchers say there are probably more than 30 rings, each measuring tens of millions of kilometres in diameter. Read Full … Continue reading Distant exoplanet hosts giant ring system

Planet X may really lurk undiscovered in our solar system

http://m.space.com/28284-planet-x-worlds-beyond-pluto.html?adbid=10152587953806466&adbpl=fb&adbpr=17610706465&cmpid=514630_20150116_38927567 “Planet X” might actually exist — and so might “Planet Y.” At least two planets larger than Earth likely lurk in the dark depths of space far beyond Pluto, just waiting to be discovered, a new analysis of the orbits of “extreme trans-Neptunian objects” (ETNOs) suggests. Researchers studied 13 ETNOs — frigid bodies such … Continue reading Planet X may really lurk undiscovered in our solar system

As big as five football fields: Massive asteroid to be visible from Earth in just a day

rt.com/news/225959-asteroid-closest-approach-earth/ An asteroid the size five football fields is approaching Earth and is expected to pass by on Monday. It will be visible through strong binoculars – definitely worth getting; the next time such an asteroid could be this close again will be in 2027. At the closest point to the Earth, asteroid 2004 BL86 … Continue reading As big as five football fields: Massive asteroid to be visible from Earth in just a day

Mystery radio waves from deep space captured LIVE, sender unknown

http://rt.com/news/225367-radio-waves-deep-space/ An unknown radio signal, which may have come from a black hole, colliding neutron stars (or – for those who ‘believe’ – alien life), has been picked up by astronomers live for the first time ever. Its origins remain mysterious. The fast radio bursts are quick, bright flashes of radio waves that last only … Continue reading Mystery radio waves from deep space captured LIVE, sender unknown

ASTEROID Will Hit Earth in near Future 2015 “Doomsday Rock” (Full Documentary)

Published on Nov 6, 2014 Like US on Favebook: https://www.facebook.com/wakeupnationorg This one hour program tells the story of a team of scientists who believe and intend to prove that the world's largest environmental disaster, the asteroid, is entirely possible. It shot from a hot white sky with absolutely no warning. On Friday, June 14, 2002, … Continue reading ASTEROID Will Hit Earth in near Future 2015 “Doomsday Rock” (Full Documentary)

Slow-moving daylight fireball recorded over Houston, US

http://www.khou.com/story/news/local/2015/01/21/expert-explains-strange-fireball-flying-over-houston-area/22088689/ A slow-moving daylight fireball was seen over Houston skies (Texas, US) late Sunday, January 18, 2015 and recorded by Jordan Sterling. The sighting raised a lot of questions after images and videos started appearing on social media, KHOU 11 News reports. Patricia Reiff, a professor of physics and astronomy at Rice University, explained for KHOU 11 … Continue reading Slow-moving daylight fireball recorded over Houston, US

Interstellar Reality Check: Could Our Galaxy Host a Wormhole?

http://www.nbcnews.com/science/weird-science/interstellar-reality-check-could-our-galaxy-host-wormhole-n290861 Could our Milky Way galaxy contain a giant wormhole like the faster-than-light rapid transit system shown in the movie "Interstellar"? Theoretically, maybe so — but don't pack your bags or your rocket ship anytime soon. The question is given serious consideration in a study published by the Annals of Physics. Researchers from Italy, India … Continue reading Interstellar Reality Check: Could Our Galaxy Host a Wormhole?

Scientists Tremble As “Asteroid Army” Hurtles Towards Earth

http://www.eutimes.net/2015/01/scientists-tremble-as-asteroid-army-hurtles-towards-earth/ An unsettling report prepared by the Aerospace Defence Forces (ADF) that is circulating in the Kremlin today appears to show that many scientists are in fear of the potential effects to our solar system of what they term is an “asteroid army” of at least 83 giant space objects due to hurtle past Earth … Continue reading Scientists Tremble As “Asteroid Army” Hurtles Towards Earth

Celestial phenomenon seen over Russia

http://rt.com/news/223771-russia-meteorite-far-east The residents of Russia’s Amur region woke up Sunday morning to notice an unusual celestial phenomenon – a shining object flying through the sky, leaving a white trail that some social media users compared to the Nike logo. “[The trace of the alleged meteorite] looked like a trace of the plane, only bigger and much … Continue reading Celestial phenomenon seen over Russia