Neptune-sized planet may be remnant core of a much larger planet.
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Discovery made through the Disk Detective project could help the search for new planets.
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MIT scientists identify first magmas generated in solar system’s building blocks, unexpectedly answering questions about meteorites and formation of rocky planets.
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When searching for extraterrestrial life, astronomers may want to look at planets with hydrogen-rich atmospheres.
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The existence of a magnetic field beyond 3.5 billion years ago is still up for debate.
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Samuel Birch, a new Heising-Simons Foundation 51 Pegasi b Fellow at MIT, will investigate the surfaces of outer solar system objects.
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Findings suggest the moon’s magnetic field was produced by the fallout of a crystallizing iron core.
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A molecule that’s known for its smelly and poisonous nature on Earth may be a sure-fire sign of extraterrestrial life.
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MIT geologists use paleomagnetism to determine the chain of events that resulted in the Himalayan mountains, with the support of MISTI-India.
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