Three planets around this sun-like star are doomed

According to new research we can start writing the eulogy for four exoplanets around a sun-like star about 57 light years away. But there's no hurry; we have about 1 billion years before the star becomes a red giant and starts ...

Birmingham telescope discovers two new temperate rocky worlds

An international research team including astronomers at the University of Birmingham, has just announced the discovery of two "super-Earth" planets orbiting LP 890-9, a small, cool star located about 100 light-years from ...

Zooming into the sun with Solar Orbiter

Solar Orbiter's latest images shows the full sun in unprecedented detail. They were taken on 7 March, when the spacecraft was crossing directly between the Earth and sun.

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