X-rays may offer detailed insights into the origins of visiting space rocks

A new study suggests that X-rays might be the key to understanding interstellar objects.

Methane, Carbon Dioxide in K2-18 b’s Atmosphere: A Discovery by JWST

A new investigation by an international team of astronomers using data from the NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope into K2-18 b, an exoplanet 8.6...

A Neptune-sized planet denser than steel has been discovered

New giant planet evidence of possible planetary collisions.

Astronomers discovered a rare system containing two long-period planets

The frosty gas giant was discovered in a system that also hosts a warm Jupiter.

Astronomers observed a large dark spot in Neptune’s atmosphere

Using ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT), astronomers have observed a large dark spot in Neptune’s atmosphere, with an unexpectedly smaller bright spot adjacent to...

NASA reestablishes full communications with Voyager 2

The probe is operating normally and remains on its expected trajectory.

Dune patterns show environmental changes on Earth and other planets

Analyze satellite photographs of 46 dune regions on Earth and Mars to understand sand exchange.

Solar shield tied to asteroid proposed as climate change solution

Tethered sun shield could allow cool the Earth.

New image offers clues on massive planet birth

A spectacular new image released today by the European Southern Observatory gives us clues about how planets as massive as Jupiter could form. Using...

There is still a role for retired stars in planet formation

Old stars roaming through new star-forming regions could be responsible for a radioactive heat source.

A stagnant jet stream is fueling intense heat all over the world

A stagnant jet stream increases global warming.

Astronomers discovered sibling of a planet orbiting a distant star

Using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), astronomers have found the possible ‘sibling’ of a planet orbiting a distant star. The team has detected...

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