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NASA Discovers Closest Rocky Exoplanet Just 21 Light Years Away

Astronomers have confirmed the discovery of the nearest rocky planet outside our solar system using the Spitzer Space telescope. The planet is a mere 21 light-years away, larger than Earth and a potential gold mine of science data. It is also known as HD 219134b. Planet itself can’t be seen directly, even by telescopes. In the Cassiopeia constellation, near the ...

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NASA Can Predict Solar storms 24 Hours in Advance Now

NASA scientists have successfully tested a tool to predict solar geomagnetic storms which often disrupt our own including one of Indian-origin have developed a new tool that can predict solar geomagnetic storms at least 24 hours in advance, forewarning telecom disruptions, if any. Neel Savani, an Indian-origin space scientist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland has come ...

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