A new study suggests that the ancient Earth could have been donut-shaped for at least a century.
When and where planet watchers can get the best views of the planets this month.
NASA scientists discovered an ice ball planet the size of the Earth through microlensing. The ice ball planet is covered in ice and is not habitable.
Saturn is one of the most beautiful planets in the Solar System. Scientists, astronomers and space fans have admired it for the beauty of its rings. However, it appears more magic is happening in its moons.
If the proposal passes, the solar system could welcome back Pluto in the fold - along with the Earth's moon and over 100 more planets.
A team of astronomers opens planet-hunting for crowdsourcing with newly-released data and a user-friendly program.
Proxima b is one of the most popular exoplanets -- not just because it's an exoplanet in itself, but it's one of the closest exoplanets to Earth. Now, recent studies are suggesting that it may actually be habitable.
NASA has already discovered a thousand exoplanets outside of the solar system. Surprisingly, some of these planets greatly resemble the water, ice, and desert-covered world shown in George Lucas’s’ latest film, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.”
NASA's OSIRIS-REx will not only collect samples from asteroid Bennu but it will also scan outer space for "Trojan" asteroids or constant planet companions.
Matthews explained the Magi - Zoroastrian priests of ancient Babylon and Mesopotamia - might have seen this alignment and signified to them that there was a newborn ruler in Judea
Citizen scientists have found Martian spiders in places that previously unthought of such as in areas where the surface is composed of material that was ejected from impact craters.
The star called AWI0005x3s, appears to have sustained its disk for an exceptionally long time --- at 45 million years to be exact. Planetary disks around red dwarfs (pictured above) are rare because these disks are often associated with young planetary systems.
A rare spiral structure was identified within the disk of forming planets.
The fall sky is destined to delight sky watchers all over the world. This October 2016, the heavenly bodies are dancing visibly past the planet; here’s the lineup of what can be expected in the skies this month.