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What's new on TRAPPIST-1 system? Life forms from one planet can spread to others in just 10 years

What's new on TRAPPIST-1 system? Life forms from one planet can spread to others in just 10 years

Triggering a new research into this path-breaking finding of TRAPPIST-1 planets, researchers led by Sebastiaan Krijt, a postdoctoral scholar at the University of Chicago, analysed whether life forms from one planet can seed life in other planets, owing to their closeness.

Space debris problem getting worse, say scientists

In less than a quarter of a century, the number of orbiting fragments large enough to destroy a spacecraft has more than doubled, a conference in Germany heard.

Japan's unmanned experimental probe fails to get rid of space debris

Japan's unmanned experimental probe fails to get rid of space debris

The space cargo ship left the ISS on January 28 and re-entered the atmosphere on Monday, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency has confirmed.

Japan all set to test new 'fishing mesh' to drag out space debris next year!

Japan all set to test new 'fishing mesh' to drag out space debris next year!

The space clean-up is important because it will help safe guard astronauts and about $900 billion worth of space stations, satellites and other infrastructure relied on for tele communications, weather forecasting, Earth-monitoring and navigation.

Watch: This is the amount of 'space junk' orbiting our Earth!

Watch: This is the amount of 'space junk' orbiting our Earth!

Turns out a lot of space in the space has been invaded! According to NASA, there are over 50,000 pieces of debris (space junk) traveling at speeds up to 17,500 mph around the Earth.

Time to clean up space junk mess, says NASA

Time to clean up space junk mess, says NASA

It was unclear if the object called WT1190F actually landed.

Is the world going to end in 2015?

Is the world going to end in 2015?

The signs of the time are simply going stronger – earthquakes, storms are becoming frequent and fiercer.