The Solar System Probably has Thousands of Captured Interstellar Asteroids

According to a new study by a team of Harvard researchers, there could be thousands of interstellar asteroids like ‘Oumuamua in the Solar System, which has implications for the spread of life.

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Mysterious Filament is Stretching Down Towards the Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole

Looking to the center of our galaxy, astronomers noted the presence of a mysterious filament extending from the supermassive black hole located there.

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New Study Proposes a Giant, Space-Based Solar Flare Shield for Earth

A team of scientists from the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics have proposed a bold idea for protecting Earth against solar flare activity – placing a giant magnetic shield in orbit!

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Even Though Red Dwarfs Have Long Lasting Habitable Zones, They’d be Brutal to Life

Two new studies from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) have thrown some cold water on the notion that planets in the TRAPPIST-1 system might be habitable.

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