solar system

Likely Mars sized planet at two times the distance to Neptune

Posted in Science on 23rd Jun, 2017
by Alex Muller

An unknown, unseen 'planetary mass object' may lurk in the outer reaches of our solar system.

Star's seven Earth-sized worlds set record

Posted in Science on 22nd Feb, 2017
by Alex Muller

Astronomers have detected a record seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a single star.

Scientists plan on contacting the closest Earth-like exoplanet to our Solar System

Posted in Science on 28th Dec, 2016
by Alex Muller

Scientists are making preparations to send a transmission to Proxima b - the closest Earth-like exoplanet to our Solar System.

Liquid water in the rest of the solar system is about 50 times Earth's volume of water

Posted in Science on 2nd Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

The locations of some subsurface oceans are on Europa, Enceladus, Ganymede, Titan, the asteroid Ceres, Callisto, Dione and Pluto.

Icy Dwarf Planet Ceres May Have a Warm Heart

Posted in Science on 8th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

Shedding light on the structure of Ceres might, in turn, yield insight into how it and other asteroids and dwarf planets evolved over time.