Cryovolcanism has erupted throughout the history of Ceres, but such continuous activity has not had the same extensive impact on the dwarf planet’s surface as standard volcanism on Earth
The last flyby of Saturn’s moon, Titan, showed its northern lakes and seas made up of liquid methane and ethane
Mass-wasting activities continuously expose fresh ice on a comet’s surface, thus keeping the comet active over long periods
Studies of a binary pair of asteroids provide an insight into the past of the Solar System
We find out the type of route a comet takes through the solar neighbourhood
The hexagonal vortex can be seen growing increasingly clearer and warmer as summertime approaches
The global dust storm is slowly subsiding, and the rover’s team is hoping that the rover will soon make contact again
Combining optical and ultraviolet observations of Saturn’s north pole has provided a unique view of its enchanting aurora
Correctly matching models to reality can help astronomers foresee any disturbances in space weather that could potentially damage technology and harm astronauts
What is it about Pluto that made astronomers – such as the likes of Dr Mike Brown, Professor of Planetary Astronomy at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) – insist on its declassification?
Planets can have moons but can large asteroids have them too?
Find out why only two of the inner planets have a shield from harmful space radiation
Observing the Sun’s microwave emission has revealed new information about the star’s solar flares
This result comes from data collected by India’s Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, which was launched in 2008
How do space rocks make such large dents in celestial bodies?
The oldest rock formation located in Canada could have only been formed from a drastic event such as a meteor bombardment
Researchers have theorised that a primordial stellar intruder not only stole material from our Solar System, but mixed up the orbits of Kuiper Belt objects
Microscopic ice-blue crystals called hibonite showed that the early Sun was extremely active, peppering the Solar System with energetic particles
Hubble has taken advantage of the recent oppositions of Mars and Saturn to picture them in extraordinary detail
Radar data points to a pond buried under layers of ice and dust in the south polar region of the Red Planet