Three separate shock waves from solar activity have helped NASA confirm that the Voyager 1 unmanned craft has made its way into interstellar space - drifting past the outer layers of the Sun's heliosphere.
A gas giant 155 light years from our solar system has been discovered via direct imaging by an international research team, who published their findings in The Astrophysical Journal.
Years of research by the University of Basque Country Planetary Sciences Group have revealed intriguing clues about the planet's seasonal weather patterns and rotational period, according to a release from the school.
Right under the astronomers’ nose. A new star system has been discovered by astronomers at a surprisingly close distance from us.
An astronomer from Pennsylvania State University has discovered the closest star system to the sun since 1916.The stars are "brown dwarfs," stars too small in mass to become hot enough to ignite hydrogen fusion.
European astronomers have found a planet, with mass similar to Earth, orbiting a star in the Alpha Centauri system.
NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has left the asteroid Vesta and began its long journey to the dwarf planet Ceres.