If there is a life form that can withstand the harsh environment of space, there seems to be only one
We’re able to detect them but is it possible to figure out the colours of the distant worlds we find?
New comprehensive mapping of the radiation pummelling icy Europa reveals where scientists should look
Could we protect ourselves from radiation on the Red Planet?
There’s plenty of it, so what shape do we think the universe is?
Hint: it’s not good news
Since astronomers first measured the size of an extrasolar planet 17 years ago, they have struggled to answer the question: how did the largest planets get to be so large?
Astronomers now better understand how molecules, which are necessary for building other chemicals essential for life, form
A jet from a very distant supermassive black hole being illuminated by the oldest light in the universe has been discovered
A dim, cool dwarf star is generating a surprisingly powerful magnetic field, one that rivals the most intense magnetic regions of our own Sun
The exoplanet could have been made hostile by vast quantities of radiation
It’s a big question, so we’ve got NASA’s Jennifer Eigenbrode to speculate with us
Read on to find out why this question is still baffling astronomers
Are we able to observe the birth of the universe?
How does NASA keep their flagship Mars rover safe?