King of the Gods: Jupiter Dated to Be Oldest Planet in the Solar System
Tuesday, 20 June 2017 Moscow (Sputnik) Jun 20, 2017
A new study from an international team of astronomers has dated Jupiter for the first time, and their findings suggest that the Gas Giant is the oldest planet in the solar system. Dating a celestial object isn't too difficult, so long as you have a sample of it. The Earth is about 4.543 billion years old, for instance. Jupiter, meanwhile is about 4.599 billion years old, making it 56 milli
NASA's planet-hunting telescope has found 10 new planets outside our solar system that are likely the right size and temperature to potentially have life on them, broadly hinting that we are probably not alone.
A new study suggests that Saturn played a role in the creation of Jupiter's moons. According to the researchers, a newly formed Jupiter cleared it's solar orbit of dust and debris. But a nearby.. Source: Wochit News -
Jupiter is home to one most mysterious weather phenomena in our solar system — a massive anticyclone called the Great Red Spot. Scientists are closely watching this centuries-old storm because it.. Source: Seeker -
According to Gizmodo, in 2008 a large meteor detonated above Sudan, covering the area with shards of material. Scientists have been collecting and analyzing these samples to see what can be learned.. Source: Wochit News -
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA — NASA's new planet-hunting satellite will seek out Earth-like worlds over the next two years.
Called the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), the spacecraft.. Source: TomoNews US -
TESS the planet hunter is getting ready to launch Monday. TESS stands for Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite whose mission is to find new exoplanets, or earth-like planets outside of our solar.. Source: CBS4 Miami -