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MESSENGER in orbit around Mercury : new constraints for gravitation theories

 Image of Mercury, by MESSENGER (credit: NASA). The current knowledge of Mercury’s orbit has mainly been gained by direct radar ranging obtained from the 1960s to 1998 and by (...)

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The surprise discovery of rings around a small body within the Solar System

Chariklo, a small solar system body, has become a part of the history of astronomy. An international team of scientists, which (...)

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