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Passant Rabie


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Recent articles by Passant:

Scientists may have found a strange way to detect dark matter collisions

A team of scientists want to detect dark matter clumps in ultraviolet through their collisions with stars. Dark matter may form asteroid-like clumps visible. → Read More

New study reveals the gentler side of black holes

Scientists observe a black hole outburst that's creating new stars in a dwarf galaxy for the first time. → Read More

Curiosity finds "intriguing carbon signatures" on Mars

Scientists are working to identify the source of a carbon signature detected by the Curiosity rover. on Mars. One potential culprit? Ancient alien microbes. → Read More

Scientists detect water vapor on an odd Neptune-like planet

A team of scientists detected water vapor in the atmosphere of a Super Neptune exoplanet located 150 light years away. → Read More

New Mars study holds clues to how life began on Earth

Analysis of a 4 billion year old meteorite revealed clues on the history of the Red Planet, which could make the search for life there more compicated. → Read More

How the James Webb Space Telescope will create images of the ancient universe

JWST will capture the cosmos in infrared light, producing breathtaking images of distant stars and galaxies. → Read More

A new map of stellar streams could reveal dark matter mysteries

Astronomers discover a dozen groups of moving stars in the Milky Way which could help reveal the properties of dark matter. → Read More

Look: Astronomers capture the James Webb Telescope on the journey to deep space

The Virtual Telescope Project caught a glimpse of the James Webb Space Telescope making its way to its observing perch. → Read More

Wolf Moon: You need to see the first Full Moon of 2022 next week

The first full moon of the year will shine bright on January 17. Called the Wolf Moon, it marks the beginning of the year's celestial events. → Read More

Mars Missions 2022: 4 ways we’re looking for ancient alien life on the Red Planet

Scientists are gathering evidence of Mars' past habitability through several ongoing missions, including Perseverance, Curiosity, Zhurong, and Exomars. → Read More

An asteroid 3 times as tall as the Empire State Building will whiz by Earth next week

Asteroid (7482) 1994 PC1 will fly by Earth on January 18 at a distance of 1.2 million miles. → Read More

Look: The heart of a famous constellation is on fire

The European Southern Observatory released a stunning new image of the Flame Nebula, which burns bright at the center of the Orion Constellation. → Read More

How the Webb telescope will use one clue to look for habitable planets in space

As we search for life beyond Earth, how much evidence do we need before we can call a planet habitable? → Read More

Awesome image shows a Mars probe "selfie"

China's Tianwen 1 Mars orbiter captured a rare image of itself with Mars in the backdrop. → Read More

Scientists fill in gaps of first black hole image

Scientists have reconstructed the image of black hole M87, filling in the gaps of what EHT could not capture. → Read More

Why the Webb telescope will stare into the Milky Way's supermassive black hole

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope will join other telescopes in capturing the black hole at the center of the Milky Way, an object known as Sagitarrius A*. → Read More

Quarantids: You need to see the first meteor shower of 2022

The Quarantids meteor shower will usher in the new year, raining down bright fireballs in January. → Read More

At least 70 free-floating planets found in the Milky Way

Astronomers discover 70 free-floating planets, the largest group of rogue planets ever found. The planets may have formed on their own or been ejected by a star. → Read More

Earth and Mars formed from colliding material, new study suggests

A new study suggests Earth and Mars formed from colliding material in the inner Solar System, which could shape planetary formation theories. → Read More

Astronomers have a new theory that defies a fundamental necessity of life

Scientists propose so-called land planets have a better chance at sustaining alien life than Earth-like water worlds. → Read More