Researchers from Osaka University find references to candidate auroral activity in ancient cuneiform tablets dating from around 660 B.C.
Simulations by astronomers at Columbia University suggest an evaporating exomoon could be behind the mysterious dimming behaviour of KIC 8462852.
New research by astronomers at Cornell’s Carl Sagan Institute uncovers a novel way to search for the existence of life in the Universe. Flares from red dwarf stars, commonly believed to pose serious problems for habitability, might actually expose hidden biospheres through the process of biofluorescence.
Observations from Hubble and Spitzer bring us one step closer to understanding the atmospheric compositions of intermediate-mass exoplanets.