Tag: planets

Tale of the Shepherd Planets

Until recently, the search for planets beyond our solar system was a matter of calculating the odds and laying out theories of solar system formation....

NASA Finds Most Earth-Like Planet Yet

Researchers have discovered the most similar planet yet to Earth, 1,400 light-years away. Kepler 452b orbits its star in 385 days, just 20 days longer...

Seeing the Formation of Planets

Planets begin as dense knots in clouds of dust swirling around a young star. But how do they go from something like this, to something...

Meet The Planet Made of Diamonds

49 trillion dollars that is the total debt held by the world’s governments but what if I told you that one single thing in our...