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Mercury Is Actually the Closest Planet to Every Other Planet - ExtremeTech
Mercury Is Actually the Closest Planet to Every Other Planet  ExtremeTech

If someone asks you what planet is closest to Earth, you'll probably blurt out Venus. That's a perfectly normal thing to say, but it's also wrong. Numerous websites ...


A Prehistoric Puzzle in the Kuiper Belt – Solar System Exploration: NASA Science - NASA Planetary Science
A Prehistoric Puzzle in the Kuiper Belt – Solar System Exploration: NASA Science  NASA Planetary Science

The farthest object ever explored is slowly revealing its secrets, as scientists piece together the puzzles of the Kuiper Belt object NASA's New Horizons ...


What’s the Closest Planet to Earth? Not Venus, Scientists Say - Live Science
What’s the Closest Planet to Earth? Not Venus, Scientists Say  Live Science

Venus may technically be our neighbor, but Earth spends the most time close to Mercury.


Evidence for mysterious Planet Nine continues to mount, could be ' solar system's missing link' - Fox News
Evidence for mysterious Planet Nine continues to mount, could be ' solar system's missing link'  Fox News

Evidence for Planet Nine continues to mount, as two new studies offer support of its existence, even if NASA and space researchers have yet to find it.


Discovery Alert! Kepler's First Planet Candidate Confirmed, 10 Years Later - NASA Exoplanet Exploration and Discovery
Discovery Alert! Kepler's First Planet Candidate Confirmed, 10 Years Later  NASA Exoplanet Exploration and Discovery

Despite being the very first planet candidate discovered by NASA's Kepler space telescope, Kepler-1658b had a rocky road to confirmation. It moved from planet ...


Discovery Alert: Three New Neptunes? - NASA Exoplanet Exploration and Discovery
Discovery Alert: Three New Neptunes?  NASA Exoplanet Exploration and Discovery

Three newly discovered planets, beyond our solar system, have masses comparable to our own Neptune.


Searching for other worlds at Greenbush - Pittsburg Morning Sun
Searching for other worlds at Greenbush  Pittsburg Morning Sun

GREENBUSH — As long as people have studied the night sky and understood the stars we can see are objects similar to our sun, we have wondered if there ...


Mind-bending model shows Venus isn’t our nearest neighbor — it’s Mercury - Digital Trends
Mind-bending model shows Venus isn’t our nearest neighbor — it’s Mercury  Digital Trends

Every textbook and table on the internet agrees -- the closest planet to Earth is Venus. But according to a new article in Physics Today, a new mathematical ...


What Scientists Found After Sifting Through Dust in the Solar System – Solar System Exploration: NASA Science - NASA Planetary Science
What Scientists Found After Sifting Through Dust in the Solar System – Solar System Exploration: NASA Science  NASA Planetary Science

Just as dust gathers in corners and along bookshelves in our homes, dust piles up in space too. But when the dust settles in the solar system, it's often in rings.


The Sky This Week from March 15 to 24 - Astronomy Magazine
The Sky This Week from March 15 to 24  Astronomy Magazine

The Big Dipper sets behind a windmill located in Show Low, Arizona. This week, observers can catch the bright asterism climbing higher in the evening sky.


Martha's Vineyard News | Morning Planets - The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News
Martha's Vineyard News | Morning Planets  The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

Three of the visible planets — Venus, Saturn and Jupiter — are an easy sight an hour before sunrise. They form a line in the southeastern sky.


Planet Earth Report –“Merging Physics & the Paranormal to the Day Earth Changed” - The Daily Galaxy --Great Discoveries Channel
Planet Earth Report –“Merging Physics & the Paranormal to the Day Earth Changed”  The Daily Galaxy --Great Discoveries Channel

The “Planet Earth Report” connects you to headline news on the science, technology, discoveries, people and events changing our planet and the future of the ...


Exiled planet linked to stellar flyby 3 million years ago - UC Berkeley
Exiled planet linked to stellar flyby 3 million years ago  UC Berkeley

Some of the peculiar aspects of our solar system — an enveloping cloud of comets, dwarf planets in weird orbits and, if it truly exists, a possible Planet Nine far ...


An ancient stellar flyby could have put Planet Nine into its distant - Astronomy Magazine
An ancient stellar flyby could have put Planet Nine into its distant  Astronomy Magazine

New observations of a distant exoplanet and its solar system offer proof of a long-standing astronomical theory: passing stars can perturb planetary systems and ...


Virginia Student Wins $250K Science Prize for Her Work on Discovering New Planets - NBC4 Washington
Virginia Student Wins $250K Science Prize for Her Work on Discovering New Planets  NBC4 Washington

What if a high school girl in Virginia is the key to discovering hundreds of new planets?


What’s Trending: Mercury, Ellen’s Game of Games - Hawaii News Now
What’s Trending: Mercury, Ellen’s Game of Games  Hawaii News Now

What is the closest planet to Earth? Nope, you're wrong. We always think of this in terms of distance from the Sun. But that's not the same as the distance ...


Habitable Zone Planet Finder enables discovery of planets around cool stars - Science Daily
Habitable Zone Planet Finder enables discovery of planets around cool stars  Science Daily

A new astronomical spectrograph provides the highest precision measurements to date of infrared signals from nearby stars, allowing astronomers to detect ...


NASA find new planet 60 times bigger than the sun - 9news.com.au
NASA find new planet 60 times bigger than the sun  9news.com.au

Ten years after the Kepler Space Telescope launched and revolutionized exoplanet discovery, Kepler-1658 b has finally been confirmed as the first exoplanet ...


There May Be 50 Billion Rogue Planets in Our Galaxy - ExtremeTech
There May Be 50 Billion Rogue Planets in Our Galaxy  ExtremeTech

People used to argue about whether planets like the eight (or more) in our solar system were rare. Starting in ...


Rovers Learn New Gait to Avoid Getting Stuck in the Sand on Other Worlds - Space.com
Rovers Learn New Gait to Avoid Getting Stuck in the Sand on Other Worlds  Space.com

Engineers are working to develop rovers that can move in new ways, in hopes that the vehicles will be better-equipped to explore the moon, Mars and beyond.


Why Daylight Savings Time? Plus spring stars and planets - North Country Public Radio
Why Daylight Savings Time? Plus spring stars and planets  North Country Public Radio

What if we didn't change our clocks for Daylight Savings Time? And watching spring arrive in the night and morning skies - Venus and Jupiter at sunset; ...


New NASA mission could find more than 1000 planets - EurekAlert
New NASA mission could find more than 1000 planets  EurekAlert

COLUMBUS, Ohio--A NASA telescope that will give humans the largest, deepest, clearest picture of the universe since the Hubble Space Telescope could find ...


Neural networks predict planet mass - EurekAlert
Neural networks predict planet mass  EurekAlert

To find out how planets form astrophysicists run complicated and time consuming computer calculations. Members of the NCCR PlanetS at the University of Bern ...


NASA NEWS: WFIRST telescope could find THOUSANDS of planets and ALIEN LIFE - Express.co.uk
NASA NEWS: WFIRST telescope could find THOUSANDS of planets and ALIEN LIFE  Express.co.uk

NASA'S new planet-seeking telescope could find THOUSANDS of new potential homes in the universe and massively boost the space agency's search for alien ...


More support for Planet Nine - Phys.org
More support for Planet Nine  Phys.org

Corresponding with the three-year anniversary of their announcement hypothesizing the existence of a ninth planet in the solar system, Caltech's Mike Brown ...


Earth is a less volatile version of the Sun, study finds - Phys.org
Earth is a less volatile version of the Sun, study finds  Phys.org

ANU scientists have found that Earth is made of the same elements as the Sun but has less of the volatile elements such as hydrogen, helium, oxygen and ...


There’s probably another planet in our solar system - MIT Technology Review
There’s probably another planet in our solar system  MIT Technology Review

Laying out two decades of evidence for the mysterious “Planet 9,” a team of astronomers predicts that if it exists, it's likely to be discovered within the decade.


Why we should stop ignoring the life stories of minerals - Science News for Students
Why we should stop ignoring the life stories of minerals  Science News for Students

All pure diamonds are the same mineral. But they didn't form the same way. One scientist thinks it's time to talk about the life stories of such rocks.


ISNS - How plate tectonics could make rocky planets hospitable to life - Astronomy Magazine
ISNS - How plate tectonics could make rocky planets hospitable to life  Astronomy Magazine

Planets closely orbiting red dwarf stars may have dynamic tectonic plates, making them more life-friendly than previously thought.


NASA Lab Creates Exoplanet Atmosphere on Earth - NDTV
NASA Lab Creates Exoplanet Atmosphere on Earth  NDTV

To understand conditions of exoplanets, NASA researchers have created the atmosphere of a super-hot planet outside our solar system, here on Earth.


A trio of bright planets line up for a show Wednesday morning - Astronomy Magazine
A trio of bright planets line up for a show Wednesday morning  Astronomy Magazine

Jupiter, Saturn, and Venus will form a straight and equally spaced line above the southeastern horizon the morning of Wednesday, March 13th.


TC Williams High School Senior Wins $250000 for Research into Exoplanets - Alexandria Gazette Packet
TC Williams High School Senior Wins $250000 for Research into Exoplanets  Alexandria Gazette Packet

#Ana Humphrey, a senior at T.C. Williams High School, has won first place and $250,000 in the national Regeneron Science Talent Search for her research into ...


Super Worm Moon, planets, and other celestial events on display this month - Dayton Daily News
Super Worm Moon, planets, and other celestial events on display this month  Dayton Daily News

Last week I briefly told you about the Equinox Super Worm Moon happening this month. This is just one of several celestial events you can see over the next few ...


Astronomers discover solar system's most distant object, nicknamed 'FarFarOut' - Science Magazine
Astronomers discover solar system's most distant object, nicknamed 'FarFarOut'  Science Magazine

For most people, snow days aren't very productive. Some people, though, use the time to discover the most distant object in the solar system. That's what Scott ...


Europe's New Exoplanet-Hunting Satellite Cleared for Flight - Space.com
Europe's New Exoplanet-Hunting Satellite Cleared for Flight  Space.com

A European exoplanet-studying spacecraft has been cleared for liftoff this fall. The Characterizing Exoplanet Satellite (CHEOPS) recently passed a crucial ...


Earth's core may have hardened just in time to save planet's magnetic field - Science News for Students
Earth's core may have hardened just in time to save planet's magnetic field  Science News for Students

The inner core of planet Earth was once molten. But it solidified within the past 565 million years, a new study suggests. That would have been just in time to ...


New Horizons Spacecraft Returns Its Sharpest Views of Ultima Thule – Solar System Exploration: NASA Science - NASA Planetary Science
New Horizons Spacecraft Returns Its Sharpest Views of Ultima Thule – Solar System Exploration: NASA Science  NASA Planetary Science

The highest resolution images offer about 110 feet (33 meters) per pixel.


The Great Exoplanet Bake-Off: Why NASA Made an Oven-Fresh Alien Atmosphere in Its Lab - Live Science
The Great Exoplanet Bake-Off: Why NASA Made an Oven-Fresh Alien Atmosphere in Its Lab  Live Science

Scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in California have developed a simple new recipe for baking oven-*fresh* alien atmospheres — and you can ...


'Pluto Killer' Mike Brown discusses potential new planetary discoveries on Clemson visit - Greenville News
'Pluto Killer' Mike Brown discusses potential new planetary discoveries on Clemson visit  Greenville News

The astro-physicist who stripped Pluto's status as a planet, Mike Brown, discussed recent and potential new discoveries during lectures at Clemson.


Class M Planets to perform - Newport News Times
Class M Planets to perform  Newport News Times

An acoustic performance by Portland's Class M Planets will take place at the Beachcrest Brewing Company in the Shops at Salishan (7755 N Highway 101, ...


Space news: Five cosmic CATACLYSMS which could END LIFE on Earth - Express.co.uk
Space news: Five cosmic CATACLYSMS which could END LIFE on Earth  Express.co.uk

SPACE can be a perilous place, offering an array of apocalyptic scenarios capable of causing mass extinction events on Earth. Here are the five most plausible ...


Research by ISU's Shannon Kobs Nawotniak figures prominently in special issue of Astrobiology released in March - Idaho State University
Research by ISU's Shannon Kobs Nawotniak figures prominently in special issue of Astrobiology released in March  Idaho State University

Is the best way to communicate with future astronauts on Mars by texting?


Did Mars and Earth swap microbes? - Cosmos
Did Mars and Earth swap microbes?  Cosmos

When he first suggested life could travel between planets, physicist and astrobiologist Paul Davies was derided. That doesn't happen any more, he writes.


Inflating a Super-Puff Planet - SkyandTelescope.com
Inflating a Super-Puff Planet  SkyandTelescope.com

Super-puffs — fluffy planets observed to have abnormally low densities — are a problem. According to theoretical models, they shouldn't exist — and yet we've ...


Taiji Miyasaka's Sculptures Look Like Planets - Visual Art - TheStranger.com
Taiji Miyasaka's Sculptures Look Like Planets - Visual Art  TheStranger.com

Taiji Miyasaka explores light and space in three spheres currently orbiting at MadArt.


Don't decide our planet's future without us, say striking British students - Eco-Business
Don't decide our planet's future without us, say striking British students  Eco-Business

"We want a voice when it comes to making decisions, versus the older generations—who just don't care—making decisions for us," protesting students said.


Meet Chesley Bonestell, the most important space artist you've probab - Astronomy Magazine
Meet Chesley Bonestell, the most important space artist you've probab  Astronomy Magazine

This 1944 view of Saturn as seen from its largest moon, Titan, is one of Chesley Bonestell's most famous paintings. The artist used his knowledge of astronomy ...


Stunning close-ups of the planet are captured by NASA'S Juno probe - Daily Mail
Stunning close-ups of the planet are captured by NASA'S Juno probe  Daily Mail

NASA's Juno orbiter probe launched in 2011 has revealed detailed images of the swirling gas clouds covering Jupiter in its search for clues as to how the planet ...


NASA Scientists Are ‘Cooking Up’ Alien Atmospheres In The Lab — Here’s Why - The Inquisitr News
NASA Scientists Are ‘Cooking Up’ Alien Atmospheres In The Lab — Here’s Why  The Inquisitr News

As it turned out, the recipe for a hot Jupiter atmosphere is not at all complicated. A captivating new NASA project has just achieved a spectacular feat, the space ...


NASA Is Finally Funding a Mars Sample Return Mission, But Details Are Slim - Space.com
NASA Is Finally Funding a Mars Sample Return Mission, But Details Are Slim  Space.com

President Donald Trump's NASA budget request for the 2020 fiscal year includes funding for a Mars sample return mission that could launch as soon as 2026, ...


Captain Marvel not so marvel-ous | Kudos AZ - Verde Independent
Captain Marvel not so marvel-ous | Kudos AZ  Verde Independent

In this version of Captain Marvel, the main character is a young woman, Carol Danvers, a pilot in military *service* on the planet Kree. She is a highly skilled flyer, ...


NMSU engineer adapts instrumentation for gas-giant planet research - New Mexico State University NewsCenter
NMSU engineer adapts instrumentation for gas-giant planet research  New Mexico State University NewsCenter

A collaborative group of researchers in New Mexico and France have been peering into the night sky at Jupiter – through a solar telescope – to discover the ...


Free daily horoscope, celeb gossip and lucky numbers for 19 March, 2019 - The South African
Free daily horoscope, celeb gossip and lucky numbers for 19 March, 2019  The South African

Wondering what the day has in store for your star sign? Here's a quick glance at horoscopes for 19 March 2019 - completely free!


Glacier 'tree rings' could hold clues for planet's future - UChicago News
Glacier 'tree rings' could hold clues for planet's future  UChicago News

UChicago scientist examines ice from Taylor Glacier to understand previous climate changes.


'Astrocomb' opens new horizons for planet-hunting telescope - Phys.org
'Astrocomb' opens new horizons for planet-hunting telescope  Phys.org

The hunt for Earth-like planets, and perhaps extraterrestrial life, just got more precise, thanks to record-setting starlight measurements made possible by a ...


Distant worlds chart a path to Planet Nine - Astronomy Magazine
Distant worlds chart a path to Planet Nine  Astronomy Magazine

A newfound dwarf planet named Farfarout is now the most distant known object in the solar system. And depending on how its orbit shakes out, it may help ...


Ancient Mars Had Planet-Wide Groundwater System | Planetary Science, Space Exploration - Sci-News.com
Ancient Mars Had Planet-Wide Groundwater System | Planetary Science, Space Exploration  Sci-News.com

Observations by ESA's Mars Express orbiter show evidence of an ancient planet-wide groundwater system on the Red Planet. Mosaic of the Valles Marineris ...


Is the mysterious Planet Nine really out there? - Futurity: Research News
Is the mysterious Planet Nine really out there?  Futurity: Research News

Even though scientists haven't seen the hypothesized ninth planet in our solar system, they think they're close.


X-ray study on rare Mars meteorite could reveal new clues on the red planet's watery past - Daily Mail
X-ray study on rare Mars meteorite could reveal new clues on the red planet's watery past  Daily Mail

Army researchers are using X-Rays to get a look inside some of the world's most precious artifacts from space, including one of the Earth's oldest Martian ...


HOROSCOPE FOR MARCH 18-24: A full moon brings balance - Wicked Local
HOROSCOPE FOR MARCH 18-24: A full moon brings balance  Wicked Local

A busy week ahead as we work toward the vernal equinox on the 20th as well as a full moon in Libra at the same time. What a fabulous way to embrace the ...


Here’s why I think Captain Marvel returned to Earth long before ‘Avengers: Endgame’ - BGR
Here’s why I think Captain Marvel returned to Earth long before ‘Avengers: Endgame’  BGR

Captain Marvel is playing in theaters as we speak, having had a monster release weekend a few days ago and getting ready to dominate the box office for at ...


Study Sheds Light On Alien World That Was Saved By Star Gravity - Industry News Focus
Study Sheds Light On Alien World That Was Saved By Star Gravity  Industry News Focus

As per a recent study, there was a distant alien world which was going to disappear into the inter-stellar space. The gravitation of a pair of stars pulled back the ...


NASA Study Reproduces Origins of Life on Ocean Floor - Jet Propulsion Laboratory
NASA Study Reproduces Origins of Life on Ocean Floor  Jet Propulsion Laboratory

A team of scientists has re-created some of the first steps of life in the lab, testing whether life could emerge on other ocean worlds.


Could genetic engineering protect us from the planet's deadliest animal? - Wink News
Could genetic engineering protect us from the planet's deadliest animal?  Wink News

To some people, the only good mosquito is a dead mosquito. And not just because they can ruin your backyard barbecue. Mosquitoes have been called the ...


SETI Institute in the news February 28 – March 6, 2019 - SETI Institute
SETI Institute in the news February 28 – March 6, 2019  SETI Institute

The Atacama Desert, a desert plateau stretching along the coast in northern Chile and parts of Peru, is one of the driest places in the world. The extreme ...


Western Mass. Researchers To Study Moon Rocks, Unsealed On Earth For 1st Time - Vermont Public Radio
Western Mass. Researchers To Study Moon Rocks, Unsealed On Earth For 1st Time  Vermont Public Radio

Researchers from Mount Holyoke College and UMass Amherst are among the teams chosen by NASA to study moon rocks gathered during Apollo missions 50 ...


Avengers: Endgame theories: Next big bad is worse than Thanos - Mirror Online
Avengers: Endgame theories: Next big bad is worse than Thanos  Mirror Online

Avengers: Endgame sees Earth's Mightiest Heroes take on Thanos once more - but is a bigger threat waiting?


Astronomers Provide New Details about Suspected Nature and Location of Planet Nine | Astronomy - Sci-News.com
Astronomers Provide New Details about Suspected Nature and Location of Planet Nine | Astronomy  Sci-News.com

The presence of a new planet on the outskirts of the Solar System was proposed by Caltech astronomers Konstantin Batygin and Mike Brown in 2016 to explain ...


The Week of March 18 - FYI: Science Policy News
The Week of March 18  FYI: Science Policy News

The Trump administration is continuing its rollout of the fiscal year 2020 budget request this week. The White House Office of Management and Budget ...


Free daily horoscope, celeb gossip and lucky numbers for 18 March, 2019 - The South African
Free daily horoscope, celeb gossip and lucky numbers for 18 March, 2019  The South African

Wondering what the day has in store for your star sign? Here's a quick glance at horoscopes for 18 March 2019 - completely free!


Meteor Blast on Earth 10 Times Stronger of Atomic Bomb - Al-Bawaba
Meteor Blast on Earth 10 Times Stronger of Atomic Bomb  Al-Bawaba

A meteor exploded over Earth in December with ten times the force of the atomic bomb which decimated the city of Hiroshima in World War Two.It took place on ...


China plans a solar power play in space that NASA abandoned decades ago - CNBC
China plans a solar power play in space that NASA abandoned decades ago  CNBC

China thinks a solar power project in space to beam energy from the sun back for use on Earth is a viable idea. The renewable-energy concept has been around ...


GMV Scales A Key Milestone In Autonomy, Robotics - ZMR News Magazine
GMV Scales A Key Milestone In Autonomy, Robotics  ZMR News Magazine

In a recent event, GMV showcased the analytical reports of ERGO as well as ESROCOS robotic technologies. GMV is working within H2020 technology's ...


Get Ready Stargazers, Plenty of Planets Will Be Visible This Month - 9&10 News
Get Ready Stargazers, Plenty of Planets Will Be Visible This Month  9&10 News

Keep your eyes on the sky March 10-12 because the moon will be passing by Mars, making it very easy to spot. The waxing crescent moon will be moving to the ...


Conditions for life might exist on new planet discovered around Barna - Astronomy Magazine
Conditions for life might exist on new planet discovered around Barna  Astronomy Magazine

Late last year, astronomers announced that they'd found a super-Earth around Barnard's star – one of the closest suns to our own. The discovery of a planet just ...


Citizen Scientists Find New World with NASA Telescope - Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Citizen Scientists Find New World with NASA Telescope  Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Using data from NASA's Kepler space telescope, citizen scientists have discovered a planet roughly twice the size of Earth located within its star's habitable zone ...


Are we alone in the universe? Penn State program searches for intelligent life in outer space - PennLive
Are we alone in the universe? Penn State program searches for intelligent life in outer space  PennLive

With $3.5 million in alumni funds coming in, the Penn State Extraterrestrial Intelligence Center will soon be established.


The planet-hunting Kepler space telescope is dead - Science News
The planet-hunting Kepler space telescope is dead  Science News

The Kepler space telescope is officially out of fuel and will hunt planets no more, NASA announced.


Tour Alien Worlds with New Multimedia Treats - Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Tour Alien Worlds with New Multimedia Treats  Jet Propulsion Laboratory

While you can't actually travel to a planet outside our solar system, these new multimedia treats are the next-best thing.


'Sub-Saturns' May Force Scientists to Revise Idea of How Planets Form - Space.com
'Sub-Saturns' May Force Scientists to Revise Idea of How Planets Form  Space.com

Planets between the size of Neptune and Saturn shouldn't be rare after all, scientists realize, thanks to a trick of magnification.


RIP Kepler, the planet-hunting telescope - Science News for Students
RIP Kepler, the planet-hunting telescope  Science News for Students

The Kepler space telescope can no longer search for planets orbiting other stars. After 9½ years, NASA's premier exoplanet-hunter is out of gas. NASA officials ...


Free daily horoscope, celeb gossip and lucky numbers for 17 March, 2019 - The South African
Free daily horoscope, celeb gossip and lucky numbers for 17 March, 2019  The South African

Wondering what the day has in store for your star sign? Here's a quick glance at horoscopes for 17 March 2019 - completely free!


Huge alien planets detected around baby star for first time ever - NBCNews.com
Huge alien planets detected around baby star for first time ever  NBCNews.com

Astronomers using the ALMA radio telescope in Chile's Atacama Desert have discovered Saturn- and Jupiter-sized planets orbiting a star named CI Tau.


The stuff that planets are made of - Science Daily
The stuff that planets are made of  Science Daily

Researchers have analyzed the composition and structure of faraway exoplanets using statistical tools. Their analysis indicates whether a planet is earth-like, ...


Astronomers discover a nearby free-range planet with incredible magne - Astronomy Magazine
Astronomers discover a nearby free-range planet with incredible magne  Astronomy Magazine

A bizarre rogue planet without a star is roaming the Milky Way just 20 light-years from the Sun. And according to a recently published study in The Astrophysical ...


NASA Research Reveals Saturn is Losing Its Rings at "Worst-Case-Scenario" Rate – Solar System Exploration: NASA Science - Cassini: Mission to Saturn
NASA Research Reveals Saturn is Losing Its Rings at "Worst-Case-Scenario" Rate – Solar System Exploration: NASA Science  Cassini: Mission to Saturn

New NASA research confirms that Saturn's rings are being pulled into Saturn by gravity as a dusty rain of ice particles under the influence of Saturn's magnetic ...


Hubble Reveals Dynamic Atmospheres of Uranus, Neptune – Solar System Exploration: NASA Science - NASA Planetary Science
Hubble Reveals Dynamic Atmospheres of Uranus, Neptune – Solar System Exploration: NASA Science  NASA Planetary Science

Hubble uncovered a new dark storm on Neptune and provided a *fresh* look at a long-lived storm on Uranus.


Astronomers have found the most distant dwarf planet in the solar sys - Astronomy Magazine
Astronomers have found the most distant dwarf planet in the solar sys  Astronomy Magazine

An ambitious team of astronomers has discovered the most “far out” object ever observed in our solar system. The object, a pink dwarf planet called 2018 VG18 ...


NASA's New Planet Hunter Just Found Its 1st Alien World — an Evaporating 'Super-Earth' - Space.com
NASA's New Planet Hunter Just Found Its 1st Alien World — an Evaporating 'Super-Earth'  Space.com

NASA's newest planet-hunting mission has reported detecting its first alien world — a "super-Earth" that is likely evaporating under the heat from its star, a new ...


Industry and lawmakers go to defense of SLS - SpaceNews
Industry and lawmakers go to defense of SLS  SpaceNews

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine's surprise announcement that NASA is considering not using SLS for EM-1 have led some to defend the use of the SLS.


Two free-range planets found roaming the Milky Way in solitude - Astronomy Magazine
Two free-range planets found roaming the Milky Way in solitude  Astronomy Magazine

Astronomers think they've just discovered two more rogue planets wandering the Milky Way alone. And according to the new study, which is set for publication in ...


Kepler, NASA's planet-hunting space telescope, is dead - Science Magazine
Kepler, NASA's planet-hunting space telescope, is dead  Science Magazine

Kepler mission discovered thousands of exoplanets with novel technique.


Planetary Smash-Up May Have Produced This Distant Iron Exoplanet - Smithsonian.com
Planetary Smash-Up May Have Produced This Distant Iron Exoplanet  Smithsonian.com

Since astronomers confirmed the first exoplanet in 1995, they've gone on to uncover almost 3,900 distant worlds, with thousands still awaiting analysis.


Predicting new planets - Astronomy Magazine
Predicting new planets  Astronomy Magazine

In 2016, astronomers announced there was a new planet in the outer solar system. Planet Nine, supposedly larger than Neptune and located far beyond the ...


Introducing 'The Goblin': A new, distant dwarf planet bolsters eviden - Astronomy Magazine
Introducing 'The Goblin': A new, distant dwarf planet bolsters eviden  Astronomy Magazine

Far beyond the orbits of the solar system's eight planets, astronomers have found another object they've nicknamed “The Goblin.” It's a small world traveling a ...


Alien planets rich in oxygen may not necessarily be home to life, shocking study says - Fox News
Alien planets rich in oxygen may not necessarily be home to life, shocking study says  Fox News

One possible reason we might not have found E.T. yet is that he might be a breath of "*fresh* air." A new study published in December suggests that exoplanets ...


The Bizarre Planets That Could Be Humanity’s New Homes - The Atlantic
The Bizarre Planets That Could Be Humanity’s New Homes  The Atlantic

Imagine going to live on a planet where the sun never moves in the sky. No sunrise, no sunset. Several years ago, I became obsessed with tidally locked planets ...


Back to the moon - Skywatching - Castanet.net
Back to the moon - Skywatching  Castanet.net

After many years, we are on our way back to the moon. Moreover Canada will be part of it.


New Exoplanet Telescope Detects Its First Two Planets - Eos
New Exoplanet Telescope Detects Its First Two Planets  Eos

Astronomers announced last week the discoveries of the first two potential planets detected by NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), a new ...


Missing-link in planet evolution found - Science Daily
Missing-link in planet evolution found  Science Daily

For the first time ever, astronomers have detected a 1.3 km radius body at the edge of the Solar System. Kilometer sized bodies like the one discovered have ...