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Jupiter opposition to bring it closest to Earth in 59 years

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — Jupiter will make its closest approach to Earth in 59 years on Monday, September 26, according to NASA. The largest planet in our solar system, the gas giant will be at opposition, meaning …

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Solar storm HITTING Earth tomorrow; Radio Blackouts expected in many regions

A solar storm is expected to hit the magnetic fields of Earth tomorrow, August 3. High-speed solar winds moving towards the Earth are responsible for the incoming storm. Aurora display and radio blackouts are expected. Last week witnessed very low solar activity but it seems that the Sun is now finally gearing up. Earlier, it …

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Solar storm HITTING Earth tomorrow; Radio Blackouts expected in many regions

A solar storm is expected to hit the magnetic fields of Earth tomorrow, August 3. High-speed solar winds moving towards the Earth are responsible for the incoming storm. Aurora display and radio blackouts are expected. Last week witnessed very low solar activity but it seems that the Sun is now finally gearing up. Earlier, it …

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New sunspot tripled in size in 24 hours! Dangerous solar storm heading for Earth?

A new sunspot, AR3068, has been spotted by scientists. Worryingly, this sunspot has tripled in size since yesterday, July 29. Will this spell a disaster for Earth with a G5 class solar storm? Find out. After a week of very low solar activity, the Sun seems to be springing back into action. In the last …

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A powerful solar storm could take Earth to dark ages by pushing satellites off their orbits

As the Sun reaches its peak solar activity, it is scary to imagine the destruction a powerful solar storm can do to the Earth. Notably, it can even destroy communication systems by shifting satellites out of their orbit. The first half of 2022 was packed with solar storms that struck the Earth. Some of them …

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NASA Reveals Ambitious New Plan to Detect Signs of Life on Distant Planets

NASA’s Institute for Advanced Concepts is famous for supporting outlandish ideas in the astronomy and space exploration fields. Since being re-established in 2011, the institute has supported a wide variety of projects as part of its three-phase program. However, so far, only three projects have gone on to receive Phase III funding. And one of …

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