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China’s first lunar rover lands on moon to around of applause

A space module carrying China’s first lunar rover landed on the moon over the weekend. State television showed what was the first soft landing on the moon in close to 4 decades. It was a major step for the emerging superpower’s ambitious space program. Scientists burst into applause as a computer generated image representing the […]

See Saturn’s amazing hexagonal storm close-up.

An amazing sequence of images beamed back by the Cassini space probe in orbit around Saturn reveals a roiling mass of geometrically-shaped cloud. The colour-filtered footage shows a monstrous jet stream bouncing around a 6 cornered formation on the ringed planet’s north pole. With winds of more than 320km/h, the storm is some 32,000km wide. That’s […]

Scientists discover Earth’s hot cousin Kepler-78b.

The newly discovered planet, Kepler 78b, was named after a sun-like star, Kepler-78, a planet about 20 per cent bigger than our sun. It has an orbit of about 8.5 hours and flies so close to the sun that its temperature is about 2000 degrees hotter than Earth. It almost scrapes the surface of its […]

Astronomers discover rocky planet wandering space alone. #planet #space #astronomy

A lonesome planet has been discovered, wandering through space unaccompanied by stars, moons or other planets. The gaseous exoplanet, dubbed PSO J318.5-22, is just 80 light years from Earth and has a mass only six times that of Jupiter. Having formed 12 million years ago, the planet is considered a newborn among its peers. “We have never […]