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Habitable planets could exist around pulsars

It is theoretically possible that habitable planets exist around pulsars. According to new research, such planets must have an enormous atmosphere that converts the deadly x-rays and high energy particles of the pulsar into heat.

Dec 20th, 2017

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Orbital mayhem around a red dwarf

Astronomers have discovered that the GJ436b exoplanet, nicknamed 'the comet-like exoplanet' because it evaporates like a comet, follows a very special elliptical orbit over the poles of its star.

Dec 19th, 2017

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Neutron stars on the brink of collapse

Neutron stars are the densest objects in the Universe; however, their exact characteristics remain unknown. Using simulations based on recent observations, a team of scientists has managed to narrow down the size of these stars.

Dec 4th, 2017

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