Saturn’s Cassini Orbiter (1982-2017)
On Friday, Cassini will vaporize itself in Saturn's skies.
Europa and Enceladus ‘Will Have No Habitable Period,’ Says Study on Ice Worlds
New research in Nature Geoscience predicts the hellish future fates of ice worlds like Jupiter’s moon Europa or Saturn’s moon Enceladus.
Massive Telescope Will Be Upgraded to Study the Nearest Exoplanets to Earth
Proxima b is the closest known exoplanet to our solar system. Now the Very Large Telescope will look for its neighbors.
Finding Habitable Planets Is Even Harder Than We Thought
New research suggests that highly random formative events likely play a large role in determining a planet’s habitability.
Scientists Studied the Atmospheres of Earth-size Exoplanets For the First Time
They're small and rocky like Earth, and may have an Earthlike atmosphere, too.
The VICE Morning Bulletin
This morning, a solar-powered plane completes the first US leg of its trip around the world, an LA sheriff's official resigns after his racist emails are revealed, a load of 1960s rock icons hint at a festival later this year, and more.
Three Potentially Habitable Planets Have Been Found in Our Cosmic Backyard
The TRAPPIST-1 system is home to a trio of tantalizing worlds close to the habitable zone.
These Star Clusters Could Be the First Place We Find Alien Life
Globular clusters may be the answer.
92 Percent of Earth-Like Planets Are Yet to Be Born, NASA Study Says
92 percent of all potentially habitable planet-formation is yet to occur, but we'll never see the results.
Eyeball Worlds: The Most Common Habitable Planets May Be Apocalyptic Hellholes
"Those aren't mountains... it's a wave."
NASA Taunts Us With Exoplanet Tourism Posters
I want to go to there.
These Are the Two Most Earth-Like Planets Ever Discovered
Introducing Kepler-438b and Kepler-442b, the most precise Earth analogs on the books.