by Jamie Wilson | Dec 21, 2020 | Daily Paper Summaries
A team of scientists led by Dr. James Green at NASA’s Headquarters in Washington, DC, have shown that the Earth and Moon may once have shared a protective magnetic shield that sheltered the young Earth’s atmosphere from erosion by the solar wind.
by Jamie Wilson | Nov 12, 2020 | Daily Paper Summaries
A team of researchers from NASA’s Ames Research Centre, SETI and others have performed a statistical analysis on data from the Kepler Space Telescope and Gaia to estimate the occurrence rate of potentially habitable exoplanets around Sun-like stars.
by Jamie Wilson | Jun 29, 2020 | Daily Paper Summaries
A team of astronomers led by Dr. Sandra Jeffers from the University of Göttingen have discovered a multiplanet system of super-Earths only 11 light-years from the Earth.
by Jamie Wilson | Mar 14, 2020 | Daily Paper Summaries
An international team of astronomers discover an ultra-hot Jupiter where liquid iron literally rains from the skies.
by Jamie Wilson | Oct 28, 2019 | Daily Paper Summaries
Researchers from Osaka University find references to candidate auroral activity in ancient cuneiform tablets dating from around 660 B.C.