The gas giant now has 79 confirmed moons, including a new “oddball” one.
James Gaines, Contributor
This month we appreciate how images can take us on a journey to better understand the universe.
Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator
A new study suggests also looking for "bioessential" elements when searching for alien life.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
We start the year with a selection of images that look toward distant stars.
This month, our slideshow features starry nights and winter wonderlands around our universe.
Explore the stars that surround us in this month's slideshow.
A round-up of the latest astronomical illustrations and a salute to Cassini.
We offer another round of applause for the summer’s biggest astronomical event.
Two independent studies yield new insights into spectacular weather phenomena on our neighbor planets.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
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