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JWST's observations of the exoplanet LHS 475 b have demonstrated the space telescope's abilities in the realm of rocky exoplanet research.
Tour the rings of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune, plus asteroids, a dwarf planet, and an exoplanet.
The Cosmos has so many gifts to give us, from awe-inspiring images to fascinating discoveries. We’ve got our own set of gifts to recommend too.
An especially spooky Halloween edition of The Downlink.
Celebrate DART’s successful self-destruction and behold the jewels of the Cosmos.
NASA's JWST recently detected carbon dioxide in the atmosphere of an exoplanet known as WASP-39b — a historical first.
A look at the potential for habitable planets in binary systems despite their chaotic births.
JWST’s stunning first science images
Technological innovation is a big part of the fun of space exploration, and you can help make it happen.
We spoke with the scientists leading the first observations of TRAPPIST-1 using the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) in order to understand what mysteries their observations will help unlock.
With new instruments and a growing number of discoveries, exoplanet and exomoon research is just getting started.
Astronomers are searching for exomoons, or moons orbiting exoplanets. Although this idea has been around for a while, astronomers have only recently started having success in finding these elusive worlds.
Space exploration is at its core an optimistic, peaceful and cooperative endeavor. This week we look at some reminders of that spirit of exploration.
Neptune and Triton come into focus as destinations worth exploring.
Discover how we use light to look for signs of life beyond Earth, and meet the newest batch of Planetary Society-funded asteroid hunters.
The process of spectroscopy can help scientists hunt for biosignatures.
Comet Leonard heads out to roam free in interstellar space, alongside rogue planets, their moons, and maybe even life.
Our exploration of the solar system combined with two decades of exoplanet research tells us there are several possibilities for life to exist on starless planets and their moons.
Looking back at an amazing year in space, here on Earth and beyond.
Taking a look at volcanic worlds in our solar system and exoplanets that might crack under pressure.