Tightly spaced planets inside an alien solar system known as Kepler-80 boast a rare orbital configuration.
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has made the first spectroscopic measurements of two Earth-sized exoplanets just 40 light-years away.
Welcome to AstroWomen. We started this blog as a way to highlight the important work of women in fields related to the space sciences. Women are still dramatically underrepresented in many scientific fields relevant to the exploration of space, and we’re hoping to help change that.
A century ago, Albert Einstein rewrote our understanding of physics with his Theory of General Relativity. Our intuitive ideas about space,
Feb 19, 2016
Footsteps to Mars Hangout. On the first Friday of the month, Tony Darnell, Alberto Conti and Harley Thronson discuss the challenges, science and mission progress of a human presence on the Red Planet, Mars. Credit: Deep Astronomy