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Helium spotted in a comet like exoplanet for the first time

The planet is so close to its host star that the atmosphere is getting ripped off and pushed out, making it look like a comet with a long tail of gases pointing away from the star and it has helium in an excited state, making it possible to spot in the IR wavelength. May 3, 2018
nasa, Juno, Jupiter,

Jupiter moon Ganymede's environment unique: NASA probe

NASA's Galileo spacecraft spent eight years orbiting Jupiter. During that time, the hearty spacecraft sent back spates of discoveries on the gas giant's moons, including the observation of a magnetic environment around Ganymede that was distinct from Jupiter's own magnetic field. May 2, 2018
Solar flare

Scientists find new way to produce hydrogen fuel from sunlight

The hydrogen can then be used as a fuel, with the potential to power everyday items such as homes and vehicles. Hydrogen is considered to be a promising alternative fuel source that is clean -- its only by-product is water -- and is capable of replacing fossil fuels. Apr 29, 2018
Super Blue Blood Moon

Scientists in shock as NASA junks first-ever robotic mission to Moon

NASA pulled the plug on Resource Prospector that aimed to be the first mining expedition on another world. NASA issued a statement, saying that "some of the instruments from the Resource Prospector mission would be used in other missions that would land on the moon later". Apr 28, 2018