NASA discovers Earth-sized planet with habitable conditions within 100 light years
Astronomers have made sure of the planet's potential with the help of the space research organization's Spitzer Space Telescope.
‘Formation of planets’ revealed by new space discovery
Researchers have discovered a planet approximately 45 million years old, orbiting one of its brightest young stars.
NASA spaceship closes in on distant world
The spacecraft's closest approach to this primitive space rock comes January 1 at 12:33 am ET (0533 GMT).
Solar system's most distant object is 'Farout' pink dwarf planet
Its discovery was announced on Monday by the International Astronomical Union’s Minor Planet Center.
Not enough fruits, vegetables to feed the planet: Study
Consumers would need to eat less meat, and the agri-food sector would have to produce more plant proteins for things to change.
Scrawny dwarf planet, named Goblin, found well beyond Pluto
A scrawny dwarf planet nicknamed the Goblin has been discovered well beyond Pluto.
Astronomers discover nearby star that could be chomping a planet
A NASA space telescope noticed that the star suddenly started looking a bit strange last year.
NASA spacecraft sending back close-ups of dwarf planet Ceres
The spacecraft has been circling Ceres since 2015.
New baby planet shot 370 light years away from Earth
The planet is actually being born around a star which, as per the cosmological timescale, is young with 5.4 million years of age.
European Space Agency releases 1st image from Mars orbiter
The European Space Agency has released its first image taken by a probe orbiting Mars, showing the ice-covered edge of a vast crater.