Although we haven't yet pinpointed the location of a possibly large planet in the outer solar system, we are beginning to paint a picture as to what the mysterious world might look like and what it's made of.
NASA's infrared space telescopes have teamed together to seek out the heated glow created by the bow shocks from speedy 'runaway stars.'
An infrared NASA space telescope has been keeping tabs on dozens of comets and has revealed huge quantities of carbon monoxide and dioxide being vented into interplanetary space.
After surveying some promising galactic candidates, an astronomer has concluded that there is little to no evidence for any super-advanced alien civilizations in our local universe.
Astronomers may have discovered an exoplanet that has found the elixir to planetary youth, knocking billions of years off its age.
Saturn’s faint outermost ring cuts a massive swath as it circles around its home planet, spanning an area of sky nearly 7,000 times larger than Saturn itself.
Astronomers have discovered a star that carried out a stellar hit-and-run 70,000 years ago... and our solar system was the victim.
The coolest brown dwarf discovered so far appears to have water clouds in its atmosphere, giving this sub-stellar object a very planet like characteristic. Continue reading →
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