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Study finds that stars and planets grow together

Astronomers have found that planet formation in the young Solar System started much earlier than previously thought. According to the research, the building blocks of planets started growing at the same time as their parent star. A study of some of the oldest stars in the Universe suggests planets like Jupiter and Saturn begin to […]

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China launches third and final space station component

China has launched the third and final module to complete its permanent space station, realizing a more than decade-long endeavour to maintain a constant crewed presence in orbit. Mengtian was blasted into space at 3:39pm local time from the Wenchang Satellite Launch Centre on the southern island province of Hainan. A large crowd of amateur […]

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