There's a telescope that can see thick rings of dust in distant star systems. And researchers want to use its data in a new way to spot hidden and migrating exoplanets.
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Scientists have discovered another marker on the trail toward the putative Planet Nine — an extremely distant dwarf planet called 2015 TG387, and nicknamed 'The Goblin.'
Billions of years ago, a huge star blasted open and spewed its guts into space. We were born from the rubble.
New research suggests why Jupiter, the largest planet in the solar system, waited about two million years for its early-formation growth spurt.
There's a vast "hydrogen wall" at the edge of our solar system, and NASA scientists think their New Horizons spacecraft can see it.
The video, captured during the testing phase of NASA's new satellite for finding exoplanets, shows a bright white comet drifting past black, jiggling stars.
Nearly a half century after astronauts first visited the moon, it is once again a flash point for debates on how to safely, responsibly explore the solar system.
If Earth suddenly turned into an Earth-size pile of blueberries, things would start exploding. This is science.
Scientists have discovered 12 previously unknown moons orbiting Jupiter, and one of them is a real oddball.
The odd shapes of the inner moons of Saturn, from ravioli to potatoes, may be due to mergers of tiny moonlets, a new study finds.
German mathematician Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss used math to find the lost dwarf planet Ceres, and a Google Doodle commemorates what would have been his 241st birthday.