We may not have the biggest solar system anymore

We should have kept Pluto a planet! More On: nasa This new island could help scientists understand life on Mars NASA thinks Pluto may be hiding a vast ocean ISS astronauts throw pizza party in zero gravity NASA unveils new robot that will hunt for Martian life Our solar system is now engaged in a

Astronomers spot first-ever interstellar comet

It was first seen just a month ago. A tiny blip of light was seen to be moving through the sky by the PanSTARRS1 telescope in Hawaii. The number-crunching which followed was automatic. The results were unusual. This object is in an odd position. It’s moving very fast. And it’s in what

You can now explore the solar system with Google Maps

When it comes to maps, Google has already conquered Earth. Whether you need a bird’s eye view of your neighborhood or a street-level glimpse at a storefront half the world away, Google can deliver it in seconds. So it’s no wonder that after doing pretty much everything it possibly can

NASA says it’s hard to ignore the evidence of a “Planet Nine’

We might not actually know how many planets are in our solar system — and no, this isn’t a trick regarding Pluto’s status. For years, scientists have wondered if there might be a larger, planet-sized body lurking in or around the thick layer of debris called the Kuiper Belt and

Scientists find more evidence that mysterious “Planet Nine’ exists

Scientists are claiming to have found more proof that a planet 10 times the size of Earth is lurking beyond Pluto. The enigmatic ice planet is believed to be so massive that one year there would last around 20,000 Earth years. Theories surrounding the mysterious Planet Nine came to light last year

The Milky Way’s fastest stars are actually intruders

We’re pretty familiar with our own Solar System, but the galaxy that we reside in is absolutely enormous. The Milky Way is thought to have somewhere between 100 billion and 400 billion stars, depending on which estimate you favor, and some of the most interesting ones are moving so fast

NASA is going to “touch the sun’

NASA is preparing to release new details of a pioneering mission to “touch the sun” in a bid to prepare for a “huge solar event” that could wreak havoc on Earth. At 11 a.m. Wednesday, the space agency will hold a press conference to reveal plans for an “extraordinary and historic

NASA is going to “touch the sun’

NASA is preparing to release new details of a pioneering mission to “touch the sun” in a bid to prepare for a “huge solar event” that could wreak havoc on Earth. At 11 a.m. Wednesday, the space agency will hold a press conference to reveal plans for an “extraordinary and historic