51 Eridani b is one of the smallest planets beyond our solar system that has been directly imaged.
The Perseid meteor shower happens every August, but this time the light show has been one of the brightest displays in years because the incident coincided with a new moon.
Researchers have sequenced an octopus genome for the first time, paving the way for a better understanding of octopuses and similar creatures.
Two cosmonauts of the Russian Federal Space Agency scrubbed windows on the International Space Station during a 5 and a half hour spacewalk Monday.
Astronomers have found the tiniest supermassive black hole ever to be detected to date.