We could find small planets close to Earth using a new technique being tested on our own sun.
NASA has released 30 minutes of the most amazing, high-resolution video footage of the sun ever. DNews points out some key events visible on our gassy friend in the sky.
Although technically you can't "weigh" a star, since it will change relative to gravitation, astronomers CAN work out just how much matter is inside the bright bulbs in our sky and beyond.
Yes, that's right, there's a hole in the sun, but it's not a sign of anything scary, it's actually a wonderful insight to some pretty 'cool' solar dynamics.
Scientists have discovered an unexpectedly regular cycle of ice formation and depletion on the surface of a comet, a pattern tied to an orbital dance of shadow and sunlight.
With the huge supermoon lunar eclipse just one week away, it's time to dust off your small telescopes and binoculars, track down an observatory event or webcast, or draft your invitations for a moon-cake party.
Sunday's eclipse will be visible to observers throughout South Africa, as well as people in the southern parts of Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Madagascar.
A photographer in Virginia captured this series of photos of the space station as it crossed in front of the sun.
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