Scientists have detected a chemical on Venus that wasn't expected to be there, based on our current understanding of Venus. That leads them to wonder what is producing the chemical. One possible explanation is an unusual form of life.
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A team of scientists believe they have captured the first picture of a planet being created. The new planet is far outside our solar system and is thought to be a gas giant like Jupiter or Saturn.
On Monday, June 10, Jupiter, the Sun, and the Earth will be in a line. Jupiter will also be about as close as it ever gets to Earth. These conditions make June an excellent time to have a good look at Jupiter.
How would you like to help name a planet? Scientists who discovered a minor planet in 2007 are looking for help in giving the planet, currently known as 2007 OR10, a permanent name.