The earliest stage of planetary development ever seen has been found in a disc of dust around a new star imaged in 2014.
Using data from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers analyze the atmosphere of a super-Earth for the very first time.
There's a mysterious ninth planet orbiting unseen in the far reaches in our solar system, and it's baffling scientists.
Three planets are the first to be seen orbiting an ultracool dwarf star, and could be our best hope yet for finding extraterrestrial life.
Astronauts in orbit took over the cameras to shoot an upcoming Imax film that offers a view of a changing Earth.
A team of astrophysicists has created a model of the imagined size, shape and composition of the possible ninth planet in the solar system.
A five-year study of data from the Kepler space observatory has found that over half the possible planets it has identified are either eclipsing binary stars or brown dwarfs.
Could the fact that astronomers have yet to find a planet matching the Man of Steel's origin story be the reason he's so moody and peeved at Batman?
Can't wait for the upcoming Star Trek flick? Maybe you should make plans for which planets you'll visit during your gap year after graduating from Starfleet.
Physicist and comedian Josh Richards is ready and willing to die on Mars. But first he has to survive a see-through, mocked-up habitat in Sydney, Australia.