Time to get out your sunglasses.

April 6, 2016

The bright spots on series appear to be moving.

March 17, 2016

The planet Mercury's 'pencil lead' surface has been revealed at last.

March 8, 2016

And the new image recognition software uses so little space it fits in your smartphone.

March 5, 2016

A new model of the known-universe showed that there may be less Earth-like exoplanets than we originally thought.

February 24, 2016

Kepler has discovered a rocky planet bigger than scientists ever thought was possible. Studying BD+20594b will allow scientists to learn more about the way planets form.

February 19, 2016

Astronomers pouring over data from the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have found a distant object in the direction of Alpha Centauri. The object may be a "super-Earth," but it is more likely to be a smaller ice world.

December 11, 2015

Planet HD 106906 was booted out of its solar system by a recent (and violent) disturbance. Ultimately, observing this system could help us better understand the evolution of our own solar neighborhood.

December 11, 2015

The far-off world is around the same size as Jupiter, but roughly eight times more massive.

November 8, 2015