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New Planet found outside our Solar System

Astronomers claim to have discovered the first planet originating from outside our galaxy. The Jupiter-like planet, they say, is part of a solar system which once belonged to a dwarf galaxy. This dwarf galaxy was in turn devoured by our own galaxy, the Milky Way, according to a team writing in the academic journal Science. The star, called HIP 13044, ... Read More »

Penguins Used to be 5 Feet Tall

Researchers have found fossilized remains of ancient penguins in Peru. Researchers have found that they used to be 5-feet tall and their ‘tuxedo’ may have been reddish-brown and gray. The first thing the graduate student saw was a set of foot bones at the surface of an excavation site in Peru. He turned over a rock and noticed a pattern ... Read More »

Fungus originated disease kills one million brown bats

A disease known as white-nose syndrome has killed approximately one million little brown bats (Myotis lucifugus) in North America, say scientists. The research team report in the journal Science that this could drive the species to extinction in the north-eastern US in as little as 16 years.They examined 17 years’ worth of data gathered from bat colonies. A fungus associated ... Read More »