Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
Distant, icy Uranus has puzzled scientists for decades. From its sideways spin to its mysterious magnetic field, the oddball world has many secrets waiting to be revealed.
Cameras on our space probes act as proxies for our own eyes, but what they see isn't necessarily what our eyes would see.
Why JWST observes in the infrared.
See the month’s coolest space pictures, see planets in the night sky, and create the future in space that you want to see.
An unusual lunar feature, Saturn’s shining rings, and Mars’ complex gullies.
Astronomers around the world are working to protect the Earth from asteroid impacts, with the help of Planetary Society members and donors.
This week in space: Mars days almost match up with ours, and light and molecules are created by distant stars.
The real science of aliens, the policy implications of ET, and new views of worlds beyond our own.
Two new grant-winning projects, a collection of awesome space imagery, a mighty plume, and much more this week in space.
Detailed Mars maps, insights into the Venusian surface, and views of Uranian rings all have one thing in common: they don’t happen without public support for space.
New discoveries from Ryugu, material heading our way from Bennu, and anticipation for a mission to Psyche.
When searching for extraterrestrial life, we have to base our hunt on what we know about life on our own planet. This may seem limiting, but there's a lot we can learn from the astonishingly diverse lifeforms we have here on Earth.
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.
A sample depot on Mars and a stunning green comet top this month's space highlights.
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.
Seeing more with infrared cameras, radar telescopes, and good old-fashioned artistic instincts.
Celebrate the December solstice, be thankful you’re not on Triton, and say goodbye to the InSight Mars lander.
A closer look at the science JWST has already done at Neptune, and what's coming next.