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1. Universe Today – This Planet is so Metal. Iron and Titanium Vapour Found in the Atmosphere of an “Ultra-Hot Jupiter”

An exoplanet is hot enough to turn metal into vapor. It is known as KELT-9b, a gas giant located 650 light-years from Earth that has atmospheric temperatures so hot – over 4,000 °C (7,232 °F) – it can vaporize iron and titanium.

2. Universe Today – Cosmic Void Contains Fewer Galaxies than Expected, which, Ironically, Makes it Harder for Light to get Through

3. Universe Today – Oort Clouds Around Other Stars Should be Visible in the Cosmic Microwave Background

4. Catch Comet 21/P Giacobini-Zinner at Its Best

5. Universe Today – Spinning Heat Shield Concept Could Provide a Lightweight Way to Survive Atmospheric Re-entry

6. Universe Today – Building Bricks on the Moon From Lunar Dust

7. Universe Today – Earth’s Mini-Moons are the Perfect Targets to Test Out Asteroid Mining

8. Universe Today – That New Kind of Aurora Called “Steve”? Turns Out, it Isn’t an Aurora at All

9. Virtually Experience the Science of Webb at the ESA Booth #IAU2018

10. International Astronomical Union schedule of events August 20-31 #IAU2018

11. Tweet Beat: 20 August Round-up #IAU2018

12. Tweet Beat: 21 August Round-up #IAU2018

13. Tweet Beat: 22 August Round-up #IAU2018

14. Tweet Beat: 23 August Round-up #IAU2018

15. Tweet Beat: 24 August Round-up #IAU2018

16. The Hill – Why the United States will beat China in the new moon race

17. Nextbigfuture – 35% of exoplanets 5-10 times bigger than Earth are 50% water which is 2500 times the 0.02% of Earth


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