A recent study found that disk gaps do not always signal hidden planets. The researchers revealed that the gap could be a sort of cosmic illusion and not the sign of a hidden planet.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has officially begun transmitting the latest images of Saturn's icy, geologically active moon, Enceladus.
Scientists recently simulated 3-D exotic clouds on an exoplanet GJ1214b (Gliese 1214), so that they could find out what the atmosphere would be like on the planet, along with the potential presence of light.
A team of astrophysicists at the University of Toronto found in a study that Jupiter may have removed another major planet from the solar system millions of years ago.
Scientists may have created a new type of robot for future human missions to Mars.
Researchers have found that the scarred, jumbled areas that make up Europa's so-called "chaos terrain" may harbor icy and compounds that may indicate life.
Jupiter, Mars and Venus are creating a rare, cosmic triangle in the early morning skies this week. About an hour before dawn, you can see the three planets in a triangle-like conjunction.
The last of Pluto's moons, the mysterious Kerberos, has finally been revealed by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft. The new data and images complete the family portrait of Pluto's moons.
Scientists have predicted a cool, new phase of superionic ice, a special form of ice that can be found on Uranus and Neptune.
As the hunt for alien life continues, researchers have come to a somewhat interesting revelation. It turns out that many Earth-like planets have yet to be born.
Scientists are learning a bit more about hot Jupiters, thanks to some new observations.