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December 10, 2017
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Our Solar System’s “shocking” origin

Washington, DC— According to one longstanding theory, our Solar System’s formation was triggered by a shock wave from an exploding supernova. The shock wave injected material from the exploding star into a neighboring cloud of dust and gas, causing it … Continue reading

November 11, 2016
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A better way to learn if alien planets have the right stuff

A new method for analyzing the chemical composition of stars may help scientists winnow the search for Earth 2.0. Yale University researchers Debra Fischer and John Michael Brewer, in a new study that will appear in the Astrophysical Journal, describe … Continue reading

November 13, 2015
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Our turbulent sun

UD physicist helps explain characteristics of swirling solar wind Just a few hundred yards from the house where Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) lived in Arcetri for the last nine years of his life, the University of Delaware’s William Matthaeus … Continue reading

November 22, 2014
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Questions for Peter Schultz: What can we learn by landing on a comet?

Brown geoscientist Peter Schultz, a veteran of three NASA missions to comets and asteroids, talks about the European Space Agency’s mission to land on a comet and what the scientific community hopes to learn about these orbiting bodies. PROVIDENCE, R.I. … Continue reading

November 7, 2014
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Mysteries of Space Dust Revealed

Berkeley Lab researchers help give a first look at suspected extra-solar particles. The first analysis of space dust collected by a special collector onboard NASA’s Stardust mission and sent back to Earth for study in 2006 suggests the tiny specks, … Continue reading