Using observations from the Hubble Space Telescope, the NASA Infrared Telescope Facility, and the Gemini North telescope, an international team of researchers look for answers.
Brown dwarfs are cosmic objects often described as being between a planet and a star. However, they are very hard to detect. In fact, for around three decades, only 40 brown dwarfs have been imaged.
Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune remain the least explored planets in the solar system due to their distance from Earth and harsh conditions.
By analyzing the chemical components of rocks from the moon, a team of scientists proposed an answer to the long-standing question.
To understand how this works, we first need to talk about what is a moon, how is it formed and how does it help biological life thrive.
A new Israeli study is especially pessimistic about the current state and future of wildlife populations.
The planet is designated WASP-103b, and its shape is unlike anything ever seen before.
The research sheds new light on the origins of life on Earth and may help in the search for alien life.
Applicants from all over the world propose research plans for the telescope during a limited window of use, and only the best applicants get approved to use it.
The decision to downgrade the 9th planet may have been rooted in astrology, not science. By Galileo's definition, our solar system may even have 150 planets.