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New research may finally explain how the Earth was formed
Researchers from ETH Zurich have found that planetesimals in the early solar system likely aggregated to form Earth as we know it.
New multiplanet system discovered within our galactic neighborhood
A group of astronomers has discovered a multiplanet system within 10 parsecs or within our relative galactic neighborhood.
Top scientists announce NASA probing Uranus is a top priority
The world's top planetary scientists have called up NASA to send a probe to Uranus, according to newly published survey.
Scientists discover what may be the key ingredient to origin of life
Researchers have discovered through the use of cyanide that the compound may have triggered some of the first biologies on Earth.
NASA giant camera orbiting Mars captures wild view of a Martian crater
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter equipped with the High-Resolution Imaging Experiment has captured a gorgeous Martian crater.
NASA's Mars rover is no longer constipated with nasty martian pebbles
NASA has provided an update on the removal process of pebbles stuck in the Mars rover Perseverance's sample collection carousel.
Saturn's 'Death Star' moon isn't a dead rock, evidence for ocean found
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured images of Saturn's moon Mimas showing signs of harboring an ocean beneath its surface.
Top NASA official touts plan to transform Mars into a habitable planet
NASA's chief scientist quit after forty years at the agency, and on his way out, he has mentioned his plan for transforming Mars.
Record number of 'rogue planets' detected by astronomers
Researchers have identified a record number of nomadic 'rogue planets,' up to 170, which have no host star and wander the galaxy.
NASA expert answers if there are ocean on other worlds, or just Earth?
Is Earth the only planet we know of to have oceans? Or are there other planets out in the cosmos that have water? NASA answers.
NASA's next-gen space telescope to unlock the secrets of the universe
NASA's upcoming next-generation space telescope has been tipped to be the tool that'll unlock the secrets of the early universe.
Ingenuity, the Mars helicopter, completes its 16th successful flight
Ingenuity continues to soar across the Martian surface successfully, completing its 16th flight in a 'Short Hop to the North.'
NASA's lunar orbiter spied on Saturn, snapped image of iconic rings
NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has spied on Saturn and snapped an image of the massive planet with its iconic rings.
Planet Nine may have been seen decades ago, suggests astronomer
An astronomer has found what could be evidence of Planet Nine being found decades ago, which may assist astronomers in a search.
NASA releases the first 3D view of Jupiter's turbulent atmosphere
NASA researchers have produced the first 3D view of Jupiter's turbulent clouds and detailing Jupiter's most defining feature.
One of the youngest exoplanets ever found, rare direct image captured
Astronomers have captured a rare, incredible image of one of the youngest exoplanets ever to be photographed with a telescope.
Jupiter was just smacked by a space rock, impact was caught on video
Astronomers have confirmed via video a space rock smacking itself into the largest planet in our solar system - Jupiter.
Here are 10 mysteries of Venus that NASA scientists are grappling with
In a new video on YouTube, NASA has showcased ten mysteries about Venus that NASA scientists are still getting their heads around.
Mystery signals from distant stars detected, possible 'hidden planets'
Researchers have detected radio signals from distant Red Dwarf stars that are suggesting that hidden planets are orbiting them.
Strong signal detected on 'hot Jupiter' planet that rains iron
A team of researchers has published a study that details a strong signal being detected from a planet where it rains iron.
Researchers snap image of Jupiter from the Moon with NASA spacecraft
Researchers have used NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter to take an awesome picture of the largest planet in our solar system.
Spacecraft uses gravity to slow down, takes first image of Mercury
The European Space Agency and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency have achieved the first fly-by of Mercury with its spacecraft.
Planets in our solar system orbit on the same plane, but why?
If you have ever looked at a model of our solar system, you may have noticed that all of the planets orbit on the same plane.
NASA's next Mars helicopter flight, blades to reach 80% speed of sound
NASA's next flight for its Mars helicopter named Ingenuity will push the helicopter to do something it was never tested for.
NASA's Mars helicopter will soon attempt something for the first time
NASA's Mars helicopter's Chief Pilot has said that Ingenuity will attempt something it has never been tested for next flight.
Here are NASA's best images of all the planets in the solar system
Each of the planets in our solar system is unique in its very own way, and here are some of the best images that show that off.
Planet that 'may support life' found, and it's not far away at all
A new study has found planets relatively close to Earth that 'may have an atmosphere that could protect and support life.'
Four mysterious Earth-sized planets found near center of our galaxy
Astronomers have announced they've found four mysterious and 'rogue' Earth-sized planets near the center of the Milky Way galaxy.
Aliens from close to 2,000 world's could be watching us right now
Humans have been looking for extraterrestrial life for many years, but have we considered that they might be watching us?
Hubble just made everyone feel tiny with this incredible image
The Hubble Space Telescope has released an image that will make you feel extremely tiny and appreciate how giant galaxies are.
Scientists say they may find alien life in the next 5 to 10 years
The hunt for alien life has been a life-long journey for some scientists, but now researchers are saying we may find it soon.
Super blood moon and four planets visible in May, here's how to see it
NASA has said that in May, we will be able to spot the four inner planets as well as a super blood moon. Here's how to see it.
This image of Saturn taken by NASA may be the best one you've seen yet
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has snapped an incredible image of one of the distant planets in our solar system - Saturn.
Researchers spot extremely hot exoplanet that rains iron droplets
The Very Large Telescope has been used to spot a really hot exoplanet that rains iron instead of water.
Here's how to explore our solar system at light speed with Google Maps
Here's how to soar through space at light speed visiting everything in our solar system.
Here's a video of how fast each planet spins in one slick giant globe
A new animated video shows how fast all the planets are spinning in comparison to each other.
Discovery: exoplanets in 'habitable zones' have less chance of life
Astronomers have discovered that many habitable exoplanets may have a lesser chance of life due to Star flares.
3 Earth-sized planets found, only 12 light-years away & possible water
Astronomers have found 3 Earth-sized planets, and they aren't even that far away.
NASA finds 7 Earth-sized planets that could sustain life
All of the seven planets could have liquid water, meaning there is a chance that some form of life might have developed on them.
Planet 10 times as big as Earth believed to exist beyond Pluto
A 'Super Earth' has been hiding out in the darkness beyond Pluto, evidence strongly suggests.
Astronauts believe it's only a matter of time before man heads to Mars
Seems like only a matter of time before man heads to Mars.
NASA's Kepler spacecraft finds HIP 116454b alien exoplanet
The NASA Kepler spacecraft has found its first alien exoplanet during new space mission.