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 →
No matter how advances a hypothetical extraterrestrial civilization becomes, they will still generate a heat signature that we may be able to detect. Continue reading →
A comet, that was once thought to be an asteroid, has shown its true colors and unfurled a beautifully bright tail as it makes close approach with the sun. Continue reading →
There's no evidence for the existence of Planet X, despite a NASA space telescope’s best efforts to track it down.
NEOWISE has discovered its first comet since the NASA mission was rebooted, but this 'dirty snowball' is a little... different. Continue reading →
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