On many exoplanets, conditions are so exotic that minerals form clouds and fall as rain. Recent studies revealed the rocky weather on these four exoplanets in more detail than ever before.
Radar reveals terrain that could shed light on how Mars’ climate has changed over time
SN 2023ixf, spotted in May, was in just the right place at the right time
You would have a hard time finding these common Earth rocks on our neighboring planets. Here’s what makes our landscapes so unique.
Two Neptune-sized planets around a remote star may have hit each other and cast an infrared glow
Certain rings encircling galaxies might not be as rare as once thought
The quantum astrochemist’s work offers clues to what distant objects are made of
Astronomers have long debated what kind of chemistry might serve as a bona fide alien biosignature. With the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope, those ideas may be put to the test.
A new look at lenticular galaxies suggests a tweak to galaxy evolution theory
The discovery hints that auroras on all planets except Neptune have a common explanationr