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An evaporating cloud may have shaped the once-chaotic orbits of the planets in our solar system.
Methane is a potential sign of life that the James Webb Space Telescope can readily detect on other worlds, reports a new study.
The luminous moment that a dead star swallows the torn-up remains of its planetary bodies has been witnessed for the first time.
Stars show chemical traces of past "planetary ingestion" that can be used to search for Earth-like planets.
Scientists have discovered a “hellish” new planet that is hotter than molten lava.
No other known object has characteristics similar to EC 002, an ancient meteorite found in an Algerian dune sea last year.
Worlds orbiting small red dwarf stars might be less vulnerable to damaging space weather, which could boost the odds that they host life.