For the first time, astronomers have directly observed a planet in the making.
Where can you catch a light show in the solar system? Here are some of the locations where we have seen auroras.
A windy day on HD 189733b is nothing to take lightly.
Astronomers have found a rocky planet orbiting a small star that is within easy telescope views from Earth.
At the beginning of September the world was treated to a fantastic view of the night side of Pluto, captured by the New Horizons spacecraft as it departed the icy world -- now that view has been enhanced even further.
It could be that the plucky rovers we've sent to explore the Red Planet have brought with them unwelcome, hitchhiking bacteria.
New Horizons sends back a close-up view of Kerberos, a tiny Pluto moon that wasn't even known about until 2011.
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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