If we know a star’s rotation we can calculate its age. But what happens if this rotation is affected by a nearby massive planet? And how much will this change our age estimate?
We aren’t the only ones with gassy problems…why don’t sub-Saturns accrete enough gas to become full-blown Saturns or Jupiters?
Visions of the future: A planetary fragment orbiting a long dead star offers a glimpse of the Solar System’s fate
Astronomers discover a planetary fragment that survived the destruction of its host star – offering insights into the future of planetary systems like our own.
What can the colors of Kuiper Belt Objects tell us about how the Solar System formed and evolved?
The mere existence of a binary asteroid near Jupiter can enlighten us to conditions in the early Solar System and shake up what we thought we knew about this time period!
How does water ice survive on Ceres when it has no atmosphere? Find out in today’s astrobite.