Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
Technologies for studying planets around other stars are advancing all the time. Along with those advancements come new ways to look for possible signs of life on those planets.
Discover what causes a comet’s color and what it might be like to listen to one whiz by.
Terminators abound this week in space, and we’ll be back to Mars if NASA gets the budget it needs.
Exoplanets with terminator zones are unusual worlds that may challenge our traditional understanding of habitability.
Take a look at some of our favorite recent space images and learn about an express mission to Mars.
Two new grant-winning projects, a collection of awesome space imagery, a mighty plume, and much more this week in space.
We’re always learning more about the worlds of the outer Solar System, and even those beyond.
The Moon casts shadows on itself and on Earth, environmental concerns overshadow a test launch’s success, and exoplanets are awesome (beyond a shadow of a doubt).
New discoveries from Ryugu, material heading our way from Bennu, and anticipation for a mission to Psyche.
This week’s roundup of space news and exploration inspiration will leave you seeing red (in the best way possible).
When we combine data sources, collaborate with each other, and invite artistic perspectives, we can better understand the Universe we live in.
An old image of Mars drives scientific questions today, moons and mini asteroids fuel fascination, and an unexpected ursine figure shows itself.
The more we search, the more we find. From exoplanets to moons to asteroids, the list of worlds just keeps growing.
Jupiter’s moons have always been exciting to explore, and a new era of Jovian moon research is about to begin.
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.