Astronomers have obtained direct images of an exoplanet moving around a star 63 light-years from Earth.
With a guest interview with a professor and a lot of self-censorship, Crave writers discuss what's hot in space, from the search for E.T. to weightless porn to "Star Wars Battlefront."
Can humans have sex beyond our planet? Does anything have sex on other planets? What do you do when you're done talking about sex? Talk about video games of course.
A giant planet 11 times the mass of Jupiter has been directly photographed, the closest such planet to Earth we've seen with our own eyes.
The space agency is promoting some of the 1,000 planets discovered by the Kepler Mission in the style of vintage travel posters.
A device known as "Sphere," attached to the Very Large Telescope in Chile, has achieved first light using three novel methods to peek into the brightness.
Humanity's most advanced telescopes have begun to confirm distant planets circling their stars within the habitable zone. Use a conservative definition of what makes a potentially habitable planet, and these 7 exoplanets still make the grade.
For centuries, distant planets were the stuff of sci-fi, but in recent years, science has begun to confirm their existence. Take a quick tour of the more than 1,700 (so far) known exoplanets in the visible universe.
Where there's water in the universe, there might be life. SEPIA, an instrument mounted on a telescope in the Chilean desert, might help astronomers find both.
Scientists have spied clouds on a far-off planetoid, where the weather calls for a really rugged umbrella.