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We’re still learning new things about the planets orbiting our own star; Yesterday, a group of astronomers announced that mega tsunamis on Mars probably helped shape the Red Planet’s terrain.
From today, we will start a powerful and fun resource for kids, astronomy for kids lessons, exploring our universe and space related topics, lessons designed with kids in mind, as well as their parents.
Two scientists from the University of Nevada Las Vegas have suggested the existence of at least one super-Earth in the early days of the solar system located within the orbit of planet Mercury which ended up being devoured by the Sun.
A team of astronomers working at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics have just found a stable planet inside in a three-star system.
Is planet nine actually an exoplanet? New study investigate the prospects for the capture of Planet 9 from other stars during the dissipation of the Sun’s birth cluster.
Falling in love is just like falling in a black hole, time goes slow for you but is the same for everyone else. But what are black holes? And how did they get here?
You live on a lovely terrestrial planet called Earth that conveniently lies in the solar system’s Goldilocks zone or habitable zone. It is just the right distance from the Sun that the planet’s surface doesn’t freeze over, but also isn’t so hot that your bodily fluids would boil.
So far, NASA’ Kepler Space Telescope and other exoplanet survey missions have found thousands of alien planetary systems with nearly 2,000 confirmed exoplanets.
Billion years ago, galaxies like our Milky Way underwent an era of prolific star formation, churning out stars at a frenzy rate, 30 times faster than they do today.
That image of Luke Skywalker staring out from his home planet of Tatooine in Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope is iconic. This is mostly because you see Luke staring up at two sunsets, which we all know can’t happen in real life. Or could it?