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NASA picks missions to Venus, Triton and Io as finalists for...

An artist’s conception shows the DAVINCI+ probe descending through Venus’ atmosphere on the end of a parachute. (NASA / GSFC Photo)NASA has selected four...

NASA news: Kepler planet hunter spies ‘vampire’ star system undergoing super-outburst

The NASA Kepler space telescope was designed to hunt for exoplanets by looking for stars that dim as a planet transits a star’s face....

NASA's planet hunting satellite found another potentially habitable earth-sized planet

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has discovered another earth-sized, potentially habitable planet orbiting around a star in the range of distances where conditions could...

NASA planet hunter finds Earth-sized world in 'Goldilocks zone'

NASA said Monday that its planet hunter satellite TESS had discovered an Earth-sized world within the habitable range of its star, which could allow...

The Deep Space Decade: How a New Era of Exploration Came...

Photo credit: LIGOFrom Popular MechanicsPhoto credit: .The Decade, Reviewed looks back at the 2010s and how it changed human society forever. From 2010 to...

The biggest breakthroughs in space in 2019, from the farthest object...

parker solar probeNASAThis year was full of astronomical breakthroughs in space.Photos captured phenomena nobody had ever seen before. Ambitious spacecraft revealed new secrets about...

The most awe-inspiring scientific discoveries of the 2010s include the first...

black hole neutron starCarl Knox, OzGrav ARC Centre of ExcellenceIn the last decade, scientists around the world pulled off impressive feats: They imaged a...

NASA bombshell: New type of planet revealed that could transform how...

The new planets, which are believed to have an extremely low density, have been branded “super-puffs”. Three were discovered by NASA’s Kepler space telescope...

NASA has confirmed a new class of huge 'super-puff' planets that...

super puff planetsNASA, ESA, and L. Hustak, J. Olmsted, D. Player and F. Summers (STScI)NASA has confirmed the existence of a new class of...

‘Super-puff’ planets add a cotton candy flavor to the search for...

An illustration depicts the sunlike star Kepler 51 and three giant planets that have an extraordinarily low density. (NASA / ESA / STScI /...

A handful of recent discoveries has transformed our understanding of Earth-like...

planet earth photo north south america goes 16 noaa abi_full_disk_low_res_jan_15_2017NOAA/NASAA growing body of research indicates that there are likely billion of Earth-like planets that...

How to Watch Mercury Transit the Sun

A time-lapse image provided by NASA, shows the tiny dot of Mercury sliding across the sun the during the transit of Mercury on May...

16 recently discovered exoplanets could offer our best chance of finding...

trappist 1 seven earth size planets discovery nature 7NASA/JPL-CaltechScientists detected water vapor on a potentially habitable planet last month — a major step in...

The Fermi Paradox asks why we haven't found any evidence of...

Parkes Radio TelescopeIan Waldie/Getty ImagesIn the summer of 1950, physicist Enrico Fermi posed a simple question to his colleagues over lunch: "Where is everybody?"Fermi...

‘Alien megastructure’ star: Orphaned exomoon’s annihilation could explain bizarre dimming

An intriguing star made headlines around the world in 2015 after repeated periods of darkening were theorised to be due to “alien megastructures”. Dr...

NASA shock: Alien planet K2-18b sits in the 'Goldilocks Zone' but...

NASA announced its discovery of water on the super-Earth-like planet last week, revealing K2-18b to the world on September 11. The distant exoplanet is...

There could be up to 10 billion warm and cozy Earth-like...

earth-like planetOur galaxy could be littered with warm, watery planets like Earth.That's the conclusion of researchers at Penn State University, who used data from...

NASA: How many Earth-like planets are there? New study narrows down...

A new study of NASA data claims to have found the most accurate estimate of Earth-like planets orbiting Sun-like stars. These exoplanets are similar in...

NASA exoplanet survey: Space agency’s TESS satellite spots 'missing link' planets

The cutting-edge space telescope has just scored a trio of trophies, two of which might help NASA understand the creation of new alien worlds....

On the trail: Coronavirus, South Carolina and Super Tuesday

(Reuters) - Democratic presidential hopefuls spread out across South Carolina on Thursday ahead of the state’s primary election on Saturday - their first big...
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