North is now south and south is now north. Our Sun has reached the midpoint of Solar Cycle 24, and in the process it has its magnetic poles now flipped upside-down. Solar physicist Todd Hoeksema of Stanford University predicted the reversal in August this year. “This change will have ripple effects throughout the solar system,” […]
In a continuing quest for discovering the possibility of life on Mars, researchers report that a lake bed could have harboured life. The researchers are closely examining a long-vanished lake at a site called Yellowknife Bay.
A giant exoplanet (planet outside of our own solar system), that is in the most distant orbit ever seen around its host star, has been recently discovered. Dubbed HD 106906 b, the newly discovered planet is relatively young (13 million years old, compare this to our 4.5 billion years old Earth) and bigger than any other […]