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From Earth's neighboring planets to distant moons, these are the best places to look for alien life.
Meet the lesser-known moons of our Solar System's gas giants.
A total solar eclipse and the launch of Europa Clipper are on our list of cosmic events to get excited about this year.
Cameras on our space probes act as proxies for our own eyes, but what they see isn't necessarily what our eyes would see.
An introduction to Jupiter's moons Io, Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto.
A Callisto impactor, a Uranus flyby, and a dedicated ice giant orbiter could be on China’s planetary exploration horizon.
Why JWST observes in the infrared.
The real science of aliens, the policy implications of ET, and new views of worlds beyond our own.
Whether they’re dedicated to it or not, planetary missions can get beautiful and informative glimpses at distant moons. And who’s the evil twin: Venus or Earth?
The spacecraft will explore Jupiter's moons Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto, all three of which may harbor subsurface oceans.
Juice is ready to launch on a mission to uncover the secrets of Jupiter's icy moons.
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.
Learn all about the possible volcanic activity found on Venus, the facts about a hyped-up near-Earth asteroid, Jupiter’s newest moons, and what space images sound like.
Jupiter's 92 confirmed moons can teach us how the giant planets formed, and what conditions were like in the early Solar System.
This week’s roundup of space news and exploration inspiration will leave you seeing red (in the best way possible).
A brief guide to eight of our Solar System's most fascinating and scientifically promising moons.
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.
With JWST up and running, it’s one of our best Year in Pictures issues yet.