Solar system

Webb captures the end of planet formation

How much time do planets have to form from a swirling disk of gas and dust around a star?

JWST identified neon signs that offer clues to planet formation

Using the noble gases neon and argon.

A scar imprinted on the surface of a white dwarf star

This scar is a concentrated patch of planetary material.

Study of exoplanets: Neptune-like exoplanets can be cloudy or clear

New findings suggest the reason why.

Meteorite analysis: Earth’s building blocks contained water

Study combines meteorite data with thermodynamic modeling.

Astronomers detected three iron rings in a planet-forming disk

A three-ringed structure in the nursery of planets.

Stunning new images reveal the real looks of Neptune and Uranus

The two ice giants are actually far closer in colour.

International team of astronomers observe changing weather patterns on exoplanet

An international team of astronomers has assembled and reprocessed observations of the exoplanet WASP-121 b that were collected with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope...

Webb Telescope captures Uranus’ spectacular rings and its moons

The NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope recently trained its sights on unusual and enigmatic Uranus, an ice giant that spins on its side. Webb...

NASA found 17 exoplanets that might have Oceans and Geysers

NASA Finds 17 Planets Outside Our Solar System that Might Have Oceans and Geysers. Scientists think there could be water under the icy surface...

The disappearing solar wind on Mars

The dramatic and unexpected “disappearance”.

Saturn’s icy moon may hold the building blocks of life

Enceladus’ ice plumes may hold the building blocks of life.

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