Sunday, September 23, 2018
KELT-9b hottest planet: Iron and Titanium Found on 'Ultrahot Jupiter

KELT-9b hottest planet: Iron and Titanium Found on ‘Ultrahot Jupiter

KELT-9b hottest planet: Iron and Titanium Found on 'Ultrahot Jupiter. Planets don’t really get much hotter than KELT-9b. With a surface temperature well over 4,000 ℃, the planet was detected in 2017 using the Kilodegree...
44 extrasolar planets confirmed in Solar Systems Beyond Our Own

44 extrasolar planets confirmed in Solar Systems Beyond Our Own

44 extrasolar planets confirmed in Solar Systems Beyond Our Own. Forty-four planets in solar systems beyond our own have been unveiled in one go, dwarfing the usual number of confirmations from extrasolar surveys, which is...
Endangered Species Act overhaul (Details)

Endangered Species Act overhaul (Details)

Endangered Species Act overhaul could put Alaska’s polar bears in crosshairs. The Trump administration Thursday announced a set of proposed revisions to the Endangered Species Act to make it easier for developers to navigate the...
Oldest snake fossil Discovered in Forest Amber

Oldest snake fossil Discovered in Forest Amber

Oldest snake fossil Discovered in Forest Amber. Snakes have been slithering through forest for nearly a hundred million years. That's one of the revelations found in Myanmar, where a baby snaked has been discovered trapped...
Mars: 'Ghost dunes' spotted: evidence of alien life?

Mars ‘Ghost dunes’ spotted: evidence of alien life?

Mars 'Ghost dunes' spotted: evidence of alien life?. Newly published research shows that hundreds of depressions on Mars' surface, known as "ghost dunes," could hold evidence of ancient life. The research, published in the Journal of...
Ghost particles source of mysterious cosmic rays

Ghost particles source of mysterious cosmic rays

Ghost particles source of mysterious cosmic rays. Astronomers have traced a high-energy neutrino to its cosmic source for the first time ever, solving a century-old mystery in the process. Neutrinos are nearly massless subatomic particles that...
T cell engineering no viruses: Reprogramming T Cells Without Using Viral Vectors

T cell engineering no viruses: Reprogramming T Cells Without Using Viral Vectors

T cell engineering no viruses: Reprogramming T Cells Without Using Viral Vectors. Scientists from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) said they have come up with a way to modify the genome without the...
Sponge fossil half a billion years in china (Study)

Sponge fossil half a billion years in china (Study)

Sponge fossil half a billion years in china, The creature belongs to an obscure and mysterious group of animals known as the chancelloriids, and scientists are unclear about where they fit in the tree...
Intermediate mass black holes evidence found tearing apart star (Study)

Intermediate mass black holes evidence found tearing apart star (Study)

Intermediate mass black holes evidence found tearing apart star. Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found evidence of the existence of an elusive type of black hole. UNH researchers used data from three orbiting...
3 infant planets around a young star, Study

3 infant planets around a young star, Study

3 infant planets around a young star, Study. Two independent teams of astronomers said on June 13, 2018, that they’ve uncovered convincing evidence for three young planets orbiting within a protoplanetary disk – or planet-forming...