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Astronomers measuring heat in Uranus' atmosphere stumbled upon its rings and measured their temperature for the first time: -320 degrees Fahrenheit.
Jupiter got hit by a planet with 10 times the mass of Earth billions of years ago, and its core is still reeling, a new study suggests
A head-on collision explains why Jupiter's core is so much more diffuse than scientists expected. Jupiter likely absorbed the smaller planet.
A Hubble image shows the bands of Jupiter's atmosphere in intense colors and highlights the planet's signature — though shrinking — storm.
Tech companies have been silently battling a bizarre phenomenon called ‘cosmic rays’ that would otherwise wreak havoc on our electronics
Cosmic rays have been suspected of affecting an election in Belgium, brakes on Toyota vehicles, and possibly even the Samsung Galaxy Note 7's battery.
A photographer recorded Saturn ‘touching’ the moon with his smartphone, and the pictures are stunning
Grant Petersen of South Africa spent months preparing to photograph the conjunction of the moon and Saturn using a Galaxy S8 phone and a telescope.
A ‘ridiculous’ yet simple animation by a NASA scientist shows how long it takes light to reach Pluto. If you plan to watch it, take a day ...
A scientist at NASA animated how long it takes light to travel from the sun to Pluto. The six-hour movie shows just how slow light-speed can be.
The Hubble telescope has discovered a ‘dark vortex’ raging on Neptune that would swallow 20% of Earth’s surface
New pictures taken by the Hubble Space Telescope reveal a mysterious "dark tempest" storm raging on Neptune and a "giant" frigid cap on top of Uranus.
NASA's New Horizons probe flew past the space rock 2014 MU69, or Ultima Thule, on January 1 — but new photos are still downloading from deep space.
The speed of light is torturously slow, and these 3 simple animations by a scientist at NASA prove it
A scientist at NASA animated how long it takes light to travel around Earth, to the moon, and to Mars. The movies show just how slow light can be.
New videos of the farthest object humanity has ever explored show that it flips like a giant hourglass
NASA's New Horizons probe recently flew past a snowman-shaped space rock called 2014 MU69 (or Ultima Thule). New animations show its 16-hour rotation.