The huge orbit of a Jupiter-like gas giant has researchers scratching their heads over how the thing could ever form so far from the nearest star and the star's accompanying debris disk. But they've got some intriguing theories.
Five planets beyond our solar system show signs of water in their atmospheres, according to data from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.
Astronomers have discovered an exoplanet that – counterintuitive to what scientists know about planets – has no star.
NASA's Juno probe takes one last swing past Earth to pick up energy for the five-year trip to Jupiter. It's not clear what impact a 20-minute lapse into 'safe mode' had on the mission.
It's possible that diamonds could stud not just the metaphorical skies touted in pop songs, but Saturn and Jupiter's skies, as well
Juno, a NASA spacecraft en route to Jupiter, will pass Earth on Wednesday, picking up a gravity speed boost that will help fling it out toward the gas giant.
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New research suggests that the collision of icy comets with our planet billions of years ago may have produced a 'cosmic factory' for early life on Earth.
A thunderstorm bigger than our planet churned Saturn's atmosphere like an egg beater, reaching deep into Saturn's gassy interior and flinging water up to the ammonia-gas cloudtops.
The Perseid meteor shower is expected to peak on the evening of August 12. The Perseid meteor shower is a wonderful way to get your family away from screens and into the outdoors.