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Scientists spot solar system’s farthest known object
“Farout” is about 120 astronomical units away — that’s 120 times the distance between Earth and the sun, or 11 billion miles.
18 Dec 2018 12:45 PM
New lander will add to humans’ long fascination with Mars
In our solar system family, Mars is Earth’s next-of-kin, the next-door relative that has captivated humans for millennia.
26 Nov 2018 2:22 PM
NASA probe beams back image of Jupiter's moon Io
Slightly larger than Earth's moon, Io is the most volcanically active world in the solar system.
19 Nov 2018 2:06 PM
Have astronomers found 1st moon outside our solar system?
Two Columbia University researchers presented their tantalising evidence for a moon.
04 Oct 2018 9:38 AM
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe swinging by Venus on way to sun
The flyby is the first of seven that will draw Parker ever closer to the sun.
03 Oct 2018 9:28 AM
Scrawny dwarf planet, named Goblin, found well beyond Pluto
A scrawny dwarf planet nicknamed the Goblin has been discovered well beyond Pluto.
03 Oct 2018 9:22 AM
Japan space rovers lowered to asteroid to collect data
An unmanned spacecraft released two Minerva-II-1 rovers on the asteroid Ryugu in an effort to get clues to the origin of the solar system.
21 Sep 2018 7:52 PM
NASA spacecraft approaches asteroid, snaps first pic
The spacecraft is designed to circle Bennu, and reach out with a robotic arm to "high-five" its surface, then return.
26 Aug 2018 8:26 AM
Ten new Jupiter moons discovered, including a 'wrong-way driver'
A research team in Washington has identified 12 small Jovian moons, including the 10 described here.
18 Jul 2018 8:54 AM
NASA’s Kepler Telescope has alarmingly low fuel, goes to sleep
Kepler will remain asleep before scientists switch it on for one last time to point it towards the Earth for sending data.
10 Jul 2018 7:51 AM
Rooftop solar systems could help reduce power bills, says study
Residents buying power from community rooftop solar photo voltaic plant, could also save up to 35 per cent of their electricity bills.
03 Jul 2018 7:52 PM
'Alien asteroid' may be the oldest one in the solar system
The asteroid, called (514107) 2015 BZ509 or “BZ” for short, measures nearly 2 miles (3km) wide.
22 May 2018 8:14 PM
Solar system's first interstellar immigrant discovered
All of the planets in our solar system, and the vast majority of other objects as well, travel around the Sun in the same direction.
22 May 2018 12:37 PM
Jupiter-like exoplanet discovered by amateur astronomer
The current discovery is unique due to the fact that signs of exoplanet existence were found in the data gathered by an amateur astronomer.
20 May 2018 3:06 PM
Atmospheric biological products may help detect alien life in other planets: Study
These atmospheric fingerprints of life, called biosignatures, will be detected using next-generation telescopes.
10 May 2018 8:42 PM
NASA Tess spacecraft to prowl for planets as galactic scout
Scheduled for an April 2018 launch, the spacecraft will prowl for planets around the closest, brightest stars.
13 Apr 2018 1:38 PM
Meet Icarus — the farthest star sitting halfway across the universe
9 billion years — that's how much it has taken MACS J1149+2223 Lensed Star-1's light to reach us.
03 Apr 2018 8:34 AM
NASA planning to test deep space atomic clock
NASA is gearing up to launch an atomic clock into space, which will help the space agency understand methods.
08 Feb 2018 4:32 PM
‘Super Blue Blood Moon’ takes over the sky
The blood red colour happens when the Earth enters between the Moon and the Sun, cutting off light rays on the lunar surface.
31 Jan 2018 5:46 PM
A solar system & other galaxies
In an age where energy saving might be key to a responsible lifestyle, here are some ways to enhance your imprint.
15 Jan 2018 12:31 AM
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