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Old Stars May Be Prime Locations for Finding Alien Life

Old Stars May Be Prime Locations for Finding Alien Life

TEHRAN (ANA)- Astronomers have discovered that stars like the Sun experience a significant reduction in magnetic braking as they age, altering our understanding of star evolution and the potential for habitable environments around older stars.
Space Station Astronauts Perform Zero-Gravity Research as Cygnus Counts Down to Launch

Space Station Astronauts Perform Zero-Gravity Research as Cygnus Counts Down to Launch

TEHRAN (ANA)- Cargo mission preparations and space research kept the Expedition 70 and Axiom Mission 3 (Ax-3) crews busy and the 11 residents working together aboard the International Space Station (ISS) also continued their ongoing biomedical science and lab maintenance activities.
NASA Confirms First U.S. Commercial Lunar Delivery Mission Ends

NASA Confirms First U.S. Commercial Lunar Delivery Mission Ends

TEHRAN (ANA)- The first flight of NASA's commercial lunar delivery service carrying agency science and technology, as well as other customer payloads intended for the Moon, has come to an end, NASA confirmed.
NASA, SpaceX to Launch 8th Crew Mission to Space Station

NASA, SpaceX to Launch 8th Crew Mission to Space Station

TEHRAN (ANA)- NASA and SpaceX are targeting mid-February to launch the eighth crew mission to the International Space Station (ISS), the agency said.
New Research: Solar Cycles to Peak in 2024

New Research: Solar Cycles to Peak in 2024

TEHRAN (ANA)- Researchers at the Center of Excellence in Space Sciences India at IISER Kolkata have discovered a new relationship between the Sun’s magnetic field and its sunspot cycle that can help predict when the peak in solar cycles will occur.
Rare Glimpse at Relatively Nearby Supernova Offers Clues to How Stars Die

Rare Glimpse at Relatively Nearby Supernova Offers Clues to How Stars Die

TEHRAN (ANA)- A star in the Pinwheel galaxy exploded in just the right place at nearly the right time for astronomers to unravel details of its death and it was the closest supernova to go off in the last five years.
'Triple Star' Discovery Could Revolutionize Understanding of Stellar Evolution

'Triple Star' Discovery Could Revolutionize Understanding of Stellar Evolution

TEHRAN (ANA)- A ground-breaking new discovery by University of Leeds scientists could transform the way astronomers understand some of the biggest and most common stars in the Universe.
James Webb Space Telescope Spots Quartz in Exoplanet Atmosphere

James Webb Space Telescope Spots Quartz in Exoplanet Atmosphere

TEHRAN (ANA)- The James Webb Space Telescope has spotted quartz in exoplanet atmosphere and the new discovery once again shows how strange planets outside the Solar System can get, and astronomers are thrilled.
Astronomers Detect Fast Radio Burst from 8 Billion Light-Years Away

Astronomers Detect Fast Radio Burst from 8 Billion Light-Years Away

TEHRAN (ANA)- Astronomers from Macquarie University have detected the most distant ‘fast radio burst’ (FRB) ever, providing a potential tool to measure the Universe’s hidden matter.
Astronomers Link Starquakes to Mysterious Radio Signals from Space

Astronomers Link Starquakes to Mysterious Radio Signals from Space

TEHRAN (ANA)- Fast radio bursts (FRBs), intense radio energy bursts, are a perplexing astronomical enigma and the University of Tokyo’s recent research has found similarities between FRBs and earthquakes, suggesting that they might be caused by “starquakes” on neutron stars.
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