Planets, stars or something entirely different? We take a look to see what brown dwarfs are
We reveal the answer to this intriguing question
We recount the day when the first manmade spacecraft made contact with another world
What are these space rocks made of?
What’s inside these massive planets?
Why does the Moon sport a reddish tint during a lunar eclipse?
When dealing with large planets and small stars it can sometimes be hard to differentiate the two. Thankfully, brown dwarf stars might just be the divider we need.
We find out the answer to this intriguing question
We find out how Saturn is able to hold onto its stunning rings
By adding these new constraints, astronomers should be able to differentiate between a large planet and a brown dwarf
The system has seven planets as big as our world that orbit close to their star
We go on a hunt for white holes in the latest issue of All About Space, out now!
The exoplanet’s atmosphere could be rich in water and methane
In orbit around the ringed planet since 2004, the spacecraft is about to begin the final chapter of its remarkable story
Astrophysicists have got a rare peek at a baby planetary system 300 light years away
“Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we have discovered the first example of a planet that seems to be causing a heartbeat-like behaviour in its host star”
Researchers using ALMA have, for the first time, achieved a precise size measurement of small dust particles around a young star
The new results also provide insight into the rings of other giant planets
Researchers who were previously involved in the discovery of a ringed alien world have now calculated that the giant rings may persist more than 100,000 years
Missions may be able to sample the Jupiter moon’s ocean without having to drill through miles of ice