A strange comet without a tail has been spotted heading toward the sun in a long orbit. What can this odd body tell us about the formation of the solar system?
Space April 29, 2016
At a time when the Homo erectus had just gone extinct, a red dwarf called Scholz's Star passed by the outer reaches of the Solar System at a relatively close distance of 0.8 light years away from the Earth.
Space February 19, 2015
Scientists suspect that there may be at least two planets bigger than the Earth that belong to the solar system and are located beyond Pluto.
Space January 17, 2015
Evidence in the atmosphere of Saturn's moon Titan suggests the moon is older than its parent planet. Titan shows similarities to ancient comets from the far reaches of the solar system, researchers say.
Space June 25, 2014
Discovery of the pink dwarf planet 2012 VP113 is raising more questions than it is answering.
Space March 30, 2014
A frozen pink world has been found, orbiting far beyond the orbit of Pluto. Here's what we know about it so far.
Space March 27, 2014
Comet ISON was supposed to be dead, then briefly re-appeared and is now finally dead after taking scientists on a roller-coaster ride the past few days.
Space December 3, 2013