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Earth and Venus are the Same Size, so Why Doesn’t Venus Have a Magnetosphere? Maybe it Didn’t Get Smashed Hard Enough

A new study lays out why Venus doiesn't have a magnetic field like Earth's. Basically, it may come down to…

2 years ago

New Study Says Moon’s Magnetic Field Existed 1 Billion Years Longer Than We Thought

A new study by researchers from MIT has cast doubt on when the Moon lost its magnetic field, indicating that…

2 years ago

Bad News For Proxima b: An Earth-Like Atmosphere Might Not Survive There

A new study led by researchers from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center indicates that Proxima b would be likely to…

2 years ago

Flying Into the Sun? NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Mission

NASA is planning a mission to get as close as possible as we can to the Sun and reveal its…

2 years ago

Dynamo At Moon’s Heart Once Powered Magnetic Field Equal To Earth’s

A new study produced by the ARES division provides an explanation for how the Moon was able to generate its…

3 years ago

Carl Sagan’s Theory Of Early Mars Warming Gets New Attention

Carl Sagan hit on the idea 40 years ago. Now, a team of scientists have discovered that a trifecta of…

3 years ago

What Was the Carrington Event?

In 1859, the Sun gave off the most powerful solar flare on record. A blast of radiation and particles so…

3 years ago

New Study Says Proxima b Could Support Life

A new study details simulations that suggest that Proxima b could support life, assuming it has a magnetic field and…

3 years ago

What is a Magnetic Field?

Magnetic fields are fascinating things. They are intrinsic to Iron magnets, but can also be generated by electrical circuits and…

3 years ago

How Can You see the Northern Lights?

The northern lights are an amazing thing to behold, and can be seen regularly from locations spanning from Siberia and…

3 years ago