Watch: Do Any Stars NOT Have Planets?

Is it possible that any stars don't have planets, or are they just an expected feature of stellar formation?

August 18, 2017

Watch: How Many Stars Are There?

Thanks to advanced space telescopes we might finally be able to answer this question.

August 3, 2017

New Study Shows Half the Atoms in Our Bodies Came From Beyond the Milky Way

"It’s a new mode of galaxy growth we’ve not considered before.”

July 29, 2017

The Hottest Planet in The Known Universe Has Been Found – And It’s Warmer Than Most Stars

This remarkable planet is hotter than 80% of stars.

June 28, 2017

Stars Are Cooling Faster Than Predicted, and Axions May Be to Blame

Stellar systems are cooling faster than models predict, and physicists are off to find out why.

August 13, 2016

This Week, See All Five Naked Eye Planets in the Sky at Once. Here’s How

This cosmic event is one to be aware of!

July 19, 2016

Does Extraterrestrial Life Exist? NASA’s Starshade May Give Us The Answer

NASA is developing a huge flower-shaped starshade in order to take a closer look at distant planets.

May 20, 2016

What’s the Biggest Star in the Universe? Depends on Your Definition of “Big”

If they were at the center of our solar system, these stars would swallow all the planets out to Jupiter.

May 19, 2016

The Last Star in the Universe – Red Dwarfs Explained

The last star in the universe will be a red dwarf. Red dwarfs in general might be great places to look for aliens - or planets for humans to find a new home after our solar system has died.

February 5, 2016
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