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Neptune’s bumpy childhood could reveal our solar system’s missing planets
The peace of the modern solar system hides a violent youth.
Uranus blasted a gas bubble 22,000 times bigger than Earth
It happened back in 1986—but it could happen again.
White dwarf star spotted nibbling on the atmosphere of a nearby icy planet
The dead star is enjoying its final meal.
This distant Neptune-like planet really shouldn’t exist
A 'Forbidden planet' defies odds and thrives under inhospitable conditions.
The outer solar system awaits—but getting there may not be as easy as we’d like
We're under a time crunch.
Neptune, Titan, Jupiter, and Pluto look gorgeous in these new photos
A good week for space photography
The most incredible pictures of every planet in our solar system
Each and every planet—and one dwarf planet—in our solar system, represented with the single best image ever taken of it. Say hello to our neighbors.
Uranus is probably full of giant diamonds
Scientists recreated ice planets' diamond rain.
This watery, Neptune-sized exoplanet could help us learn how new worlds evolve
It's surprisingly lacking in heavy elements
This Jumping Probe Might Explore Neptune’s Biggest Moon
The Triton Hopper can propel itself a half-mile into the air