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Earth’s orbit tilted by lost star, new theory suggests

A new theory the suggests that one young star may yank another’s developing solar system has shed light on a long-standing puzzle – why Earth’s orbit is tipped 7 degree…

“Orphan” Alien Planet Found Nearby without Parent Star

The massive exoplanet, which is likely four to seven times the size of Jupiter, is just 100 light-years from Earth Astronomers have discovered a potential “rogue” alien planet wandering alone…

Why won’t the Supernova explode?

NuSTAR will map the distribution of titanium-44 in supernova remnants like this one, Cassiopeia A, to search for evidence of asymmetries Somewhere in the Milky Way, a massive old star…