Could Venus’s Hell Climate Predict Earth’s Future?
The answer will require a probe that can withstand the planet's heat and atmospheric pressure to send back good data.
What’s in a (Planet) Name?
Planet names must be 16 letters or less, preferably one word, non-offensive, and not too similar to an existing one.
The Weirdest Dwarf Planets Discovered So Far
The solar system is apparently more crowded than we thought: astronomers have discovered a new dwarf planet. Some dwarf planets don't play by the rules.
Planet or Not, Pluto is Amazing
Pluto might not be a planet, but the results of the New Horizons mission flyby tell it is still a pretty cool place. And cold!
There May Be a Ninth Planet (And It’s Not Pluto)
Caltech astronomer Michael Brown has proposed the existence of a ninth planet, the existence of which would explain the strange orbits of six KBOs.