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Hot Jupiters—giant gas planets that race around their host stars in
extremely tight orbits—have become a little bit less mysterious thanks to
a new study combining theoretical modeling with observations by the Hubble
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Astronomy

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destruction

Like a witness to a violent death, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope recently
gave astronomers an unprecedented, comprehensive view of the first moments
of a star's cataclysmic demise. Hubble's data, combined with other
observations ...

Astronomy

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The surface of Venus is completely inhospitable for life: barren, dry,
crushed under an atmosphere about 90 times the pressure of Earth's and
roasted by temperatures two times hotter than an oven. But was it always
that way? ...

Planetary Sciences

19 hours ago

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In the heavens above, it's raining dirt.

Astronomy

19 hours ago