It would take something special, but the consequences would change the Solar System as we know it
What can the farthest planets in the Solar System, Uranus and Neptune, tell astronomers?
What’s inside these massive planets?
It’s a mystery that has baffled astronomers for many years
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
Based on recent simulations, a powerful collision with a massive object four billion years ago could explain a number of Uranus’ observed attributes
Why is the furthest planet from the Sun, Neptune, warmer than Uranus?
We take a look at why the members of the Solar System vary in colour
The image adds to many others made in the past, and together they allow astronomers to study changes in the atmosphere of the gas giant
The new results also provide insight into the rings of other giant planets
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has produced new maps of Jupiter – the first in a series of annual portraits of the Solar System’s outer planets
We have the complete guide to surviving the Red Planet (and the technology to help) in the latest issue of All About Space – out now!
We take a look at the answer to this intriguing question
The answer might surprise you
We find out how the ice giant’s moons got their names
Josh Barker from the National Space Centre answers this question for us
We come face-to-face with Uranus’ many mysteries in the latest issue of All About Space
The first tell-tale signs of water ice clouds on an object outside our Solar System may have been discovered
Gravity gives celestial bodies their rounded shape, so why does Miranda look so rough?
Find out why in All About Space Book of the Solar System, on sale now