Astronomers have found a new dwarf planet in the Kuiper Belt, with one of the largest orbits of any dwarf planet.
Three planets are the first to be seen orbiting an ultracool dwarf star, and could be our best hope yet for finding extraterrestrial life.
Astronomers have spied an aurora beyond our solar system for the first time, lighting up the pole of a failed star that's cool in multiple ways.
Using real images taken from the spacecraft Dawn, NASA takes you on an animated tour of the largest body in the asteroid belt.
A massive team of researchers has published the first paper about Pluto based on data received during the New Horizons flyby.
A man standing on a thin piece of fiberglass gets a visit from two very large mammals off the coast of Australia.
A faint dwarf galaxy neighbouring the Milky Way has been photographed in the highest resolution yet, helping provide valuable information about the early universe.
Move over, Stonehenge. The mysterious ancient monument looks to have an even larger neighbor hidden beneath a nearby bank as revealed by cutting-edge technology.
NASA's Dawn spacecraft finds that the largest object in the asteroid belt is also a huge mystery, as the craft takes a closer look.
In a just-held briefing, NASA says that Pluto's "heart" will be named for the dwarf planet's original discoverer, a dark spot on moon Charon is called "Mordor," and Pluto is a relative newborn.