A group of astronomers are trying to reclassify Pluto as full ‘planet’. But there are good reasons to leave our classification system alone, and this doesn’t mean Pluto is any less interesting.
Our current understanding of how stars evolve is a “cornerstone of astronomical science” – but a new finding could send scientists back to the drawing board.
JunoCam has captured the highest resolution image of a turbulent Jupiter cloudscape ever taken.
From solar flares to supernovae, any one of these could spell disaster for life as we know it.
Dubbed ‘Earth’s seven sisters’, the rocky exoplanets could potentially harbour liquid water.