... , with several gas giant planets in the outer part of the solar system. "Now we know our place ... good at detecting giant planets in the outer reaches of solar systems -- planets analogous to our own ...
A program to rehabilitate orphaned moon bear cubs is giving these threatened mammals a better chance for survival. Video. Asian Black Bear - Moon - Solar System - Planets - Astronomy
... backyard astronomers separately catch a new collision on film. Jupiter - Astronomy - Solar System - Planet - Amateur astronomy
... in fact exist—and that planets can grow up fast—a new study says. Solar System - Planet - Astronomy ...
... direct picture of an alien planet around a sunlike star. Extrasolar planet - Astronomy - Solar System - Planet - Gemini Observatory
... formations on Mars that could contain fossilized remains of early life on the planet. Mars - Astronomy - Solar System - Planets - Space
... ) -- A celestial body once touted and then rejected as the first planet photographed outside the solar ... may yet turn out to be a planet, U.S. scientists say. Solar System - Planet - United States - Astronomical ...
... shrank in the geologically recent past and may be shrinking still. Moon - Earth - Astronomy - Solar System - Planet
... rich in what they say were mud volcanoes spewing sediment from underground. Mars - Volcano - Solar System - Planets - Astronomy
The moon may be shrinking, but that's not why tonight's full moon will be the smallest and faintest of 2010. Moon - Earth - Astronomy - Solar System - Planets
Two newfound Saturn-size planets orbiting a sunlike star might have an Earthlike companion, according to data from NASA's Kepler mission. Earth - NASA - Kepler Mission - Solar System - Planet
... finally tossing it into its present orbit, French researchers say. Uranus - Jupiter - Saturn - Solar System - Planet
You might have heard it before, but astronomers say this new Earthlike planet really could harbor life. How do they know? Think Goldilocks. Astronomy - Solar System - Planet - Earth - Gliese 581
See southern lights ripple over Saturn, "conjoined" worlds form, and more in our picks of the week's best space pictures. Saturn - Aurora - Solar System - Planet - Moon
... has developed a new way to weigh the planets in our Solar System – using radio signals from the small spinning ... of timing error must be accounted for, including the traces of Solar System planets," Professor Kramer ...