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Scientists offer a new explanation for the mystery surrounding the two giant planets, Jupiter

Scientists offer a new explanation for the mystery surrounding the two giant planets, Jupiter

Credit: Unsplash / CC0 Public Domain An international team of scientists, including NYU Abu Dhabi researcher Nikolaos Georgakarakos and others from the US, Japan and China, led by Jian Li of Nanjing University, has developed new insights that may explain the numerical variation of the L4 Trojan and L5 Jupiter Trojan swarms, two clusters containing …

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Astronomers plot the magnetic field of a giant bubble surrounding Earth

Astronomers plot the magnetic field of a giant bubble surrounding Earth

Our planet is surrounded by a huge “giant bubble” 1,000 light-years across. Now, astronomers have made the first 3D map of its magnetic field. The giant structure, known as the Local Bubble, is a hollow bubble of hot, diffuse plasma surrounded by a shell of cold gas and dust from which surface stars are forming. …

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