A 'Forbidden planet' defies odds and thrives under inhospitable conditions.
Orbits are getting a bit less mysterious.
The right kind of chemistry can lead to some strange sorts of worlds.
It's close, but you won't want to visit.
It defied the odds to discover thousands of planets.
And TESS is just getting started.
And you thought this summer was hot
The company's open source AI software is an armchair explorer's dream.
You can't see it—but Hubble can.
Fifty times the size of Jupiter.
A sky full of super-Earths
Three of them may be habitable
And its clouds may be made of gemstones
Naming new worlds is a confusing mess
The closest potentially habitable planet has an intriguing interior
Seeking a distant pale blue dot
Now we wait for the rest of the cosmos to catch up
There's another 1,327 on the waiting list
Polar opposites of Earth
So close we might even be able to measure its wind speeds, GJ 1132b is a very important exoplanet
Seeing is believing
Houston, we have a ringer
If you're looking for a planet that might support life, our handy flowchart can help you choose the least deadly space rock.
Don't pack your bags yet