Astronomers have recently discovered a huge planet that is 17 times the mass of Earth. Scientists are calling it "Mega-Earth".
Disturbances in the icy rings of Saturn have enabled scientists to gain a better insight into how moons are made.
A fluctuating tilt in a planet's orbit doest not make life impossible, according to a new research. In fact, it might be helpful sometimes.
Planet Mercury, which is 4,880km wide, has become 7km smaller today than when its crust first solidified around four billion years ago. The innermost world shrunk as it cooled gradually.
A new and unusual planet spinning wildly on its own axis has been discovered by NASA's space telescope Kepler.
In just 10 short years, a Dutch non-profit plans to establish a human settlement on the planet Mars, and the idea seems appealing to almost 80,000 people from around the globe who have already submitted applications for the one-way trip.