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Evidence of new stars forming in Milky Way offer insights into origin of solar system

Evidence of new stars forming in Milky Way offer insights into origin of solar system

These stellar nurseries can produce dozens or even hundreds of stars with different sizes and masses.

Here's looking at you, kid! Check out Jupiter's 'face' peering down at Juno – See pic

Here's looking at you, kid! Check out Jupiter's 'face' peering down at Juno – See pic

Citizen scientists often have a gala time creating the best enhanced-colour images of gas giant by using data delivered by Juno.

Did a new planet just reveal itself? Scientists discover Mars-sized object at the edge of the solar system!

Did a new planet just reveal itself? Scientists discover Mars-sized object at the edge of the solar system!

 In other words, something unknown is warping the average orbital plane of the outer solar system.

NASA's Kepler telescope finds 219 new planet candidates; 10 of which are Earth-like worlds

NASA's Kepler telescope finds 219 new planet candidates; 10 of which are Earth-like worlds

With the latest release, Kepler has detected a total of 4,034 planet candidates, of which 2,335 have been verified as exoplanets.

NASA's Juno captures clear view of Jupiter's south polar region

NASA's Juno captures clear view of Jupiter's south polar region

NASA's Juno spacecraft has captured a clear view of the south polar region of Jupiter.

Meet the senior citizen of the solar system: Jupiter declared oldest planet!

Meet the senior citizen of the solar system: Jupiter declared oldest planet!

Results suggest the nascent gas giant was already that big within the first 1 million years of solar system history.

Cassini reveals Saturn's moon 'Iapetus' is a world of contrast – See pic

Cassini reveals Saturn's moon 'Iapetus' is a world of contrast – See pic

Data from the Cassini mission has shown that Cassini Regio on Iapetus is covered in a layer of dark, dusty material creating a stark contrast to the much brighter region that surrounds it, which leads to the moon's distinctive, two-toned appearance. 

Astronomers discover cold brown dwarf near our solar system

Astronomers discover cold brown dwarf near our solar system

A brown dwarf, which is a little more than 100 light years away from the Sun was discovered by astronomers with the help of a new citizen-science tool.

Spotted - Potentially habitable 'Super-Earth' planet found orbiting nearby star

Spotted - Potentially habitable 'Super-Earth' planet found orbiting nearby star

Scientists say the planet thought to be a rocky world is roughly three times more massive than the Earth, and resides at the edge of the habitable zone of its host star GJ625 (Gliese 625).

NASA's Hubble triumphs again, discovers moon orbiting solar system's third-largest dwarf planet!

NASA's Hubble triumphs again, discovers moon orbiting solar system's third-largest dwarf planet!

 The team uncovered the moon in archival images of 2007 OR10 taken by the Hubble Telescope.

Scientists find solar system 2.0 just 10 light-years away!

Scientists find solar system 2.0 just 10 light-years away!

Researchers said, the solar system is a prime location to research how planets form around stars like our Sun.

There may be alien life on Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus, say NASA scientists

There may be alien life on Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus, say NASA scientists

The US space agency NASA has made a big revelation on its new discoveries on ocean worlds in our solar system on Thursday.

Ocean worlds in solar system: NASA to reveal all tonight! - This is how you can watch it LIVE!

Ocean worlds in solar system: NASA to reveal all tonight! - This is how you can watch it LIVE!

As per NASA, these new discoveries will also help inform future ocean world exploration.

NASA revealing 'big discoveries' about ocean worlds this week – When, how to watch it Live

NASA revealing 'big discoveries' about ocean worlds this week – When, how to watch it Live

NASA will discuss new findings about ocean worlds in our solar system from the agency's Saturn probe Cassini spacecraft and the Hubble Space Telescope at a new conference on Thursday, April 13, at 2 p.m. EDT (11.30 p.m. India time).

Earth-like planet 'GJ 1132b' outside our Solar System has its own atmosphere

Earth-like planet 'GJ 1132b' outside our Solar System has its own atmosphere

The planet known as GJ 1132b, which is 1.4-times the size of our planet Earth, is orbiting a red dwarf star GJ 1132 in the southern constellation Vela, at a distance of 39 light-years from us. 

Don't miss to catch 'Jupiter Opposition' on April 7: King of planets at its brightest, biggest tonight

Don't miss to catch 'Jupiter Opposition' on April 7: King of planets at its brightest, biggest tonight

According to NASA, Jupiter can be viewed at opposition from sunset on April 7, 2017 to sunrise on April 8, 2017.

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft halfway from Pluto to next flyby target

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft halfway from Pluto to next flyby target

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has travelled half the distance from Pluto and will continue on its path through the outer regions of the solar system.

Astronomers discover Neptune-sized 'lost' planet

Astronomers discover Neptune-sized 'lost' planet

The new planet, Kepler-150 f, was overlooked for several years, according to researchers at the Yale University in the US.

Australian astronomers launch public search for mysterious 'Planet 9'

Australian astronomers launch public search for mysterious 'Planet 9'

The researchers at Australian National University (ANU) called on amateur astronomers to help them find the so called 'Planet 9' 

Solar system exploration research: These are four new teams selected by NASA

Solar system exploration research: These are four new teams selected by NASA

The four new research teams will join the existing nine teams in SSERVI to address scientific questions about the moon, near-Earth asteroids, the Martian moons Phobos and Deimos, and their near space environments, in cooperation with international partners.