Real-life Star Trek exoplanet doesn’t exist

View larger. | Artist’s concept of what HD 26965 b – or Vulcan – might have…

The North Star: Does it ever move?

View at EarthSky Community Photos. | The bright star in this montage of time-exposure photos is…

Webb finds most distant galaxy known so far

Watch the video above to learn more about the most distant galaxy discovered so far. NASA…

Asteroid’s double moon points to a complex history

The Lucy mission took this image a few minutes after closest approach on November 1, 2023.…

New exoplanet catalog unveils 126 exotic worlds

The new NASA exoplanet catalog contains 126 newly discovered worlds of a wide variety. It will…

Gravity between Mars and Earth drives climate and currents

Global ocean circulation. Mars and Earth are relatively tiny worlds, located far from one another in…

Pluto’s ocean is super salty, scientists say

View larger. | NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft captured this view of Sputnik Planitia as it flew…

Gliese 12 b, an intriguing Earth- or Venus-sized world

Meet Gliese 12 b. It’s a world, orbiting a distant sun. It’s portrayed in this artist’s…

Webb solves mystery of puffy exoplanet WASP-107 b

View larger. | Artist’s concept of WASP-107 b, a puffy exoplanet about 210 light-years from Earth.…

Active Venus volcanoes revealed again in Magellan data

View larger. | This is a 3-D computer model of the Maat Mons volcano on Venus.…