As it's 'Star Wars Day' NASA picked out a few worlds in a galaxy not-so-far away with a decidedly sci-fi vibe. Here are some of our favorites.
It's 'Star Wars Day' (May the Fourth), and we're wondering whether the planets depicted in 'The Force Awakens' were actually that far from reality.
Unless a typical civilization lasts much longer than ours, it's likely that others have gone extinct.
Learn more about the strange new class of planets that wander alone in the galaxy.
Hawking said it's not likely that scientists will find intelligent alien life in the next 20 years. But he had one caveat.
Only one star system discovered so far has a population of both super-Earths and hot-Jupiters -- what's up with that?
Long before the first confirmed planetary finds in the 1990s, an observer in 1917 caught evidence of planetary debris around a new star, new research into an astronomical glass plate reveals.
Just as NASA’s Kepler space telescope was to begin a unique survey of planets without parent stars, ground control teams discovered the observatory had put itself into emergency mode due to an unknown technical problem.
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