How did these odd scars form on the icy world?
Learn more about the strange new class of planets that wander alone in the galaxy.
In a series of images that look as if they've been pulled from a science fiction movie, four powerful lasers blast from the dome of the Very Large Telescope at the ESO's Paranal Observatory in Chile.
The 'pink moon' is named after flowers, but the moon, itself, will appear to be smaller than usual because it is at its furthest point from the Earth.
In his final DNews segment, President Obama will highlight Henrietta Swan Leavitt, whose insights helped devise a cosmic yardstick for measuring the universe.
For a long time, scientists have operated on the idea that new planets form around young stars. But it turns out that dying stars may also be able to make baby planets.
The image shows the Coal Sack, the Southern Cross, Eta Carinae and various young star clusters as well as the Milky Way.
The device briefly made contact with ground crews but has since disappeared.
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