By studying reflected light from a young star system, astronomers have precisely measured the size of the innermost gap between the star and where planets will eventually form.
Astronomers have, for the first time, mapped a nearby 'super-Earth' exoplanet to find that one hemisphere is almost completely molten rock, while the other half is almost completely solid.
NASA's infrared space telescopes have teamed together to seek out the heated glow created by the bow shocks from speedy 'runaway stars.'
Jupiter's Big Red Spot is the largest example of a long-lived storm in the solar system, but now it has some pretty stiff competition in another star system.
The find affords researchers a rare look into how ancient galaxies evolved.
A broken-up comet likely made star KIC 8462852 look strange, a new study suggests.
Astronomers may have discovered an exoplanet that has found the elixir to planetary youth, knocking billions of years off its age.
Although our solar system doesn't contain gas giants with thick atmospheres enriched with helium, observations by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope suggests the galaxy may be strewn with these planetary oddities.
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