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Cosmic census finds crowd of planets in our galaxy

0 . Scientists have estimated the first cosmic census of planets in our galaxy and the numbers are astronomical: at least 50 billion planets in the … Continue reading Cosmic census finds crowd of planets in our galaxy

Images captured by NASA’s spacecraft after the recent encounter with Comet Hartley 2 revealed a cosmic snow storm created by carbon dioxide jets spewing out tons of golf-ball to basketball-sized fluffy ice particles from the peanut-shaped comet’s rocky ends. “This is the first time we’ve ever seen individual chunks of ice in the cloud around [...] Continue reading NASA images reveal cosmic snowstorm post comet encounter