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Viking-era Scientists celebrate 40th Anniversary of NASA's Viking 1 Mars Lander

Viking-era Scientists celebrate 40th Anniversary of NASA's Viking 1 Mars Lander

Four decades ago, NASA’s Viking 1 spacecraft became the first to touchdown the Martian surface to perform its mission. The Mars lander launched in August 1975 landed successfully on Mars on 20 July 1976.

How Moon Got Its Mysterious Grooves? Study says A Baby Planet Created Them

How Moon Got Its Mysterious Grooves? Study says A Baby Planet Created Them

A study has found answer to ‘what created mysterious grooves on the moon?’ It claimed that a baby planet hit the earth’s natural satellite billions of years ago and caused grooves on the lunar surface.

The tiny planet could be about the size of New Jersey, as per the study. Researchers said the new findings may help understand the violent era in space history, which impacted several objects of the solar system, including earth and the moon.

Why Two New Earth-size Rocky Planets are Attracting Astronomers

Why Two New Earth-size Rocky Planets are Attracting Astronomers

Finding new planets in other solar systems is not a new thing these days, but earth-like planets are still rare. These planets have to be at an accurate distance from their host star and must have life-supporting elements to be like our planet.

Two of four alien planets discovered by K2 in a star system could support life

Two of four alien planets discovered by K2 in a star system could support life

The latest find is considered to be the largest one being found by the K2 mission. It has discovered 104 exoplanets including a star system having four small planets. Scientists have said that two of the newly found worlds could be able to support life.

X-shaped Structure Made of Stars exists at the Center of Milky Way Galaxy

X-shaped Structure Made of Stars exists at the Center of Milky Way Galaxy

Mystery of X-shaped structure at the center of the Milky Way galaxy is finally solved. Two researchers have found evidence proving that the structure made of stars indeed exists at the galaxy’s center.

Gravitation pull from sun and moon is shaking Earth's plates

Gravitation pull from sun and moon is shaking Earth's plates

Researchers claimed that gravitation pull fro, the sun and the moon is somehow triggering small tremors deep underneath the San Andreas fault. The gravitation pull may be moving the Earth's plates. This might be because of the weakness of this region of activity.

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