Earlier this year, JAXA landed a spacecraft on an asteroid — one that can hopefully tell us about the solar system’s past, and how life on Earth came to be.
The fastest Main Sequence star yet probably came from the Galactic Center.
SOFIA observations have detected HeH+ in the planetary nebula NGC 7027, shedding new light on the dawn of chemistry in the universe.
To understand planet formation, we need to observe newborn planets that are in their earlier stages of development. This is exactly what was discovered around PDS 70 – the first young, forming planet around a protostar of this age. Read more to learn about what we saw, and how we got that data!
A study of star clusters in the Milky Way has uncovered a peculiar trend in the way they are arranged.
Neighboring exoplanets appear to come in similar sizes. But is this a result of observational bias?