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A recently launched European satellite could reveal tens of thousands of new planets within the next few years, and provide scientists with a far better understanding of the number, variety and distribution of planets in our galaxy.
Researchers are a step closer to understanding the birth of the sun. Published in Science, the team led by Dr Maria Lugaro and Professor Alexander Heger, from Monash University, have investigated the solar system's prehistoric phase and the events that led to the birth of the sun.
How did life begin? This question has been the focus of intense research for centuries, and while we have made significant strides, the answer still eludes us.
Scientists from the Australian National University have found that “large regions” of the Red Planet could actually sustain terrestrial life.
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Life on Earth came from other planets - So concludes a major scientific article which will appear in the inaugural issue of the online science journal, Cosmology.
NASA has awarded five-year grants, averaging $7 million each, to 10 research teams from across the country to study the origins, evolution, distribution, and future of life in the universe.
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Two terrestrial planets orbiting a mature sun-like star some 300 light-years from Earth recently suffered a violent collision, astronomers at UCLA, Tennessee State University and the California Institute of Technology will report in a December issue of the Astrophysical Journal, the premier journal of astronomy and astrophysics.
ANU astronomers have found there is nothing special about the Sun after conducting the most comprehensive comparison of it with other stars â€“ adding weight to the idea that life could be common in the universe.
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