For the first time, astronomers may have spotted a moon circling an alien planet -- though they'll probably never know for sure exactly what they've found.
Early planets may have harbored microbial life just after the universe started, warmed by cosmic radiation, says a new theory.
For the first time, an exomoon orbiting a free-floating exoplanet may have been discovered in a microlensing survey.
The first detection of a massive exoplanet orbiting within a galactic bulge star's habitable zone has been discovered, leading to the hypothesis that there may be life-giving exomoons in tow. Continue reading →
A "microlensing" survey has revealed a massive planet deep inside the Milky Way's galactic bulge. Continue reading →
Scientists looking for planets around the star nearest to the solar system will soon get a helping hand from Mother Nature. Continue reading →