But more importantly, we know a bit more about why the galaxy is the way it is.
But where is this stellar river heading?
The Large Magellanic Cloud isn't just a pretty satellite galaxy—it's also a future threat.
Our solar system is just a tiny speck in the Milky Way.
All that glitters is a neutron star collision.
Here's what it would take to survive this particular doomsday prophecy
Pluto is just the beginning
This Mars-sized exoplanet is a big deal
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Luckily for us, nothing like this is actually happening nearby.
It's not a black hole or a worm hole, however
A galactic near-miss.
Our neck of the universe is not such a flat space after all.
It was a neighboring galaxy, in a cluster, with the rope
But our days of massive exoplanet dumps may be numbered.
These are the first exoworlds named by the public
New evidence suggests it could be a rogue planet captured by our sun
The evidence is right in front of you.
Scientists aren't just jerking you around—this is about something more than your childhood nostalgia
It defied the odds to discover thousands of planets.
Team announces a new batch of suspected exoplanets
So hot right now.
Short answer: Because we changed the definition of the word “planet” to better fit its meaning.
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