Astronomers have discovered the hottest alien planet ever known, with a dayside temperature of more than 4,300 degrees Celsius.In fact, this planet, called KELT-9b, is hotter than most stars, according to a study published in the journal Nature.
The moon was formed after a violent, head-on collision 100 million years after the earth was formed.
The planet 2MASS J2126 and its parent star TYC 9486-927-1 constitute the widest planetary system known.
Two astrophysicists from Caltech have argued that a ninth planet is indeed out there.
While suggesting that the possibility of habitable planets in globular clusters, two scientists argue life could be exciting in such clusters.
The technique can help researchers ascertain characteristics of distant stars and examine planets in its system to see if they can support life.
Kepler 438b was recognized as an Earth-like planet after its discovery.
The work on one of the most advanced telescopes begins on Andean Mountaintop as the Chilean President, Michelle Bachelet, marks the beginning of its construction on Wednesday evening.
Researchers discovered that high wind speeds on the exoplanet HD 189733b are caused due to large day and night temperatures.
Researchers found the stars at the center of the universe while the solar system's most distant object is said to three times father than the Pluto-Sun distance.
A new study claims gravitional forces exerted by the red planet on its moon Phobos are causing the latter to fall inward.
Solar winds cause the planet to lose its atmosphere at 100 grams a second.
By analyzing the orbit of Callisto, researchers discerned that Jupiter caused another gas giant to break free from Sun's gravity.
When Pluto was stripped of its status as a planet, ruckus was raised and hate mails were sent across to the related authorities. Now it seems that astronomers are giving the decision a second thought.
Astronomers have discovered an Earth-like planet orbiting a single star in a two-star system, nearly 3,000 light-years away.