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Young, Jupiter-like planet discovered

A team of researchers has discovered a Jupiter-like planet within a young system that could provide a new understanding of how planets formed around our sun. The new planet, called […]

Saturn's rings in a supercomputer

Saturn’s rings in a supercomputer

Why do some planets, like Saturn or Jupiter, have rings, while others like Earth or Mars do not? It turns out that “size does not matter” — not only giants […]

Scientists solve planetary ring riddle

Scientists solve planetary ring riddle

An international team of scientists, including Professor Nikolai Brilliantov from the University of Leicester, has solved an age-old scientific riddle by discovering that planetary rings, such as those orbiting Saturn, […]