HD 106906b is no "ordinary" alien planet -- it shouldn't exist. Continue reading →
In an interesting twist to the story of NASA's ace planet-hunting telescope Kepler, mission managers have announced their intention to bring the mission back online despite suffering a crippling blow in May. Continue reading →
An Earth-sized planet circling the sun-like star Kepler-78 has Earth-like amounts of iron and rock -- unfortunately it's far from 'habitable.'
Will the human face evolve into this over the next 100,000 years?
Sprites often accompany lightning storms, flashing high in the atmosphere -- but could we detect these electrical discharges on other worlds? Might they lead us to alien life?