This year has been filled with weird space stories, here are some of our favorites.
When it comes to studying planets beyond the solar system, more is indeed merrier, especially when the results clear up a long-standing mystery.
The Kepler planet-hunting spacecraft is 'working really well' despite changing its techniques due to mechanical problems.
A broken-up comet likely made star KIC 8462852 look strange, a new study suggests.
Astronomers have found a rocky planet orbiting a small star that is within easy telescope views from Earth.
The SETI Institute has used a powerful radio array to 'listen' to KIC 8462852 -- but no artificial signals have been detected.
With more than 1,000 confirmed planets discovered by the Kepler space telescope alone, deciding which ones are 'habitable' is an overwhelming prospect -- but there could soon be a way.
Exploding in the news of late is the Kepler telescope's spotting of something strange and, so far, unexplained orbiting a nearby star. DNews separates fact from speculation.
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