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NASA found 7 “Earthlike” planets just under 40 light years away

NASA has discovered seven planets with Earth-like qualities orbiting a nearby star making them among the strongest candidates in the continued search for extraterrestrial life among known exoplanets, or planets that exist outside of our own solar system.

23 Feb 2017, business.mega.mu

'Welcome to Jupiter!' NASA's Juno space probe arrives at giant planet

NASA says it has received a signal from 540 million miles across the solar system, confirming its Juno spacecraft has successfully started orbiting Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system.

05 Jul 2016, business.mega.mu

Hope Still for 'Dead' Comet Ison

Comet Ison, or some part of it, may have survived its encounter with the Sun, say scientists.

30 Nov 2013, business.mega.mu

Picture of the Day: Sun from Mars

19 Nov 2013, business.mega.mu

Venezuela Wins Seventh Miss Universe as Nation Keeps Churning Out Beauty Amid Economic Crisis

For most Venezuelans, these are trying times. Inflation is running at a two-decade high, salaries are being corroded by a plunging currency and basic goods like milk and toilet paper are in short supply.

10 Nov 2013, business.mega.mu

Picture of the Day: Earth from the Dark Side of Saturn

In this rare image taken on July 19, 2013, the wide-angle camera on NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has captured Saturn’s rings and our planet Earth and its moon in the same frame.

26 Jul 2013, business.mega.mu

Picture of the Day: Planet Mercury

This colorful view of Mercury was produced by using images from the color base map imaging campaign during MESSENGER’s primary mission. These colors are not what Mercury would look like to the human eye, but rather the colors enhance the chemical, mineralogical, and physical differences between the rocks that make up Mercury’s surface.

09 Jul 2013, business.mega.mu