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Scientists Find Planet Where It Rains Molten Rock

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. You could argue that Earth hasn’t been an ideal place to live lately, but it could be worse. Scientists from Canada’s McGill University have released ...

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Astronomers Find ‘Pi Planet’ With 3.14-Day Orbit

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The longer we study the universe, the more exoplanets we find. Many of these discoveries are notable because of how Earth-like they are or because ...

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The week in space: A failed Milky Way, a shadow Planet 9 and an earth-shattering kaboom

NASA’s Juno spacecraft successfully completed its first Jovian orbit and its first and closest flyby to the tops of the gas giant’s cloud banks this week. During its 36 planned orbits, Juno will gather data to help us find out ...

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New evidence strengthens the case for ‘Planet 9’ in the outer solar system

Planets are big, but they’re surprisingly hard to spot in the vastness of space. Astronomers are busy cataloging planets in other solar systems — including the one next door that we missed until just recently. In fact, we aren’t 100% ...

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Astronomers discover Earth-like planet orbiting nearest star Proxima Centauri

Astronomers from the European Southern Observatory (ESO) have announced the discovery of a new exoplanet, or a planet orbiting another star besides our own. What’s the big deal? Scientists have found thousands of those already, after all. But this time ...

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