Planet Nine

Newly discovered TRAPPIST-1 is older than our Solar System

Newly discovered TRAPPIST-1 is older than our Solar System

If we want to know more about whether life could survive on a planet outside our solar system, it’s important to know the age...
New clues emerge for the existence of planet 9

New clues emerge for the existence of Planet 9

Planet 9 cannot hide forever, and new research has narrowed the range of possible locations further! In January of 2016, astronomers Mike Brown and Konstantin...
The Super-Earth that Came Home for Dinner

The super-earth that came home for dinner

It might be lingering bashfully on the icy outer edges of our solar system, hiding in the dark, but subtly pulling strings behind the...
Astronomers discover a star that would not die

Astronomers discover a star that would not die

Supernova discovery challenges known theories of the death of stars Supernovae, the explosions of stars, have been observed by the thousands. And in all cases,...
More evidence presented in defense of Planet 9

More evidence presented in defense of Planet 9

In January of 2016, astronomers Mike Brown and Konstantin Batygin published the first evidence that there might be another planet in our Solar System. Known...
New evidence in support of the existence of Planet Nine

New evidence in support of the existence of Planet Nine

Last year, the existence of an unknown planet in our Solar system was announced. However, this hypothesis was subsequently called into question as biases in...
A tenth planet in our solar system

A tenth planet in our solar system?

The plane of the solar system is warped in the outer reaches of the Kuiper Belt, signaling the presence of an unknown Mars-to-Earth-mass planetary...
Devourer of planets

Devourer of planets? Princeton researchers dub star ‘Kronos’

In mythology, the Titan Kronos devoured his children, including Poseidon (better known as the planet Neptune), Hades (Pluto) and three daughters. So when a group...
Four candidates for Planet 9 located

Four candidates for Planet 9 located

A concentrated three-day search for a mysterious, unseen planet in the far reaches of our own solar system has yielded four possible candidates. The search...
NASA-funded citizen science project discovers new brown dwarf

NASA-funded citizen science project discovers new brown dwarf

One night three months ago, Rosa Castro finished her dinner, opened her laptop, and uncovered a novel object that was neither planet nor star. Therapist...