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Dec 19, 2018
Pink dwarf 'Farout' the most distant, slow-moving planet known to orbit the SunFarout is moving so slowly it might need more than 1,000 years for a single orbit of the Sun
Oct 03, 2018
Dwarf planet 'Goblin' spotted at the fringes of our solar system, well beyond PlutoGoblin’s orbit is so stretched out, in fact, that it takes 40,000 years for it to circle the sun.
Sep 27, 2018
Emmanuel Macron urges world leaders to fund 'losing battle' against climate changeThe One Planet Summit was launched last year by French President Emmanuel Macron.
Sep 21, 2018
NASA's TESS spots two distant exoplanets in its first discovery months after launchTESS made an early discovery of “super-Earth” and “hot Earth” planets in solar systems.
Sep 18, 2018
NASA's TESS sends back first images from its hunt for Earth-like planetsThis image captures a wealth of stars and other objects, including systems known to have exoplanets.
Jul 19, 2018
NASA may have glimpsed a younger star devouring planets for the first timeThis discovery gives insight into the processes affecting the survival of infant planets.
Jul 03, 2018
Astronomers capture first image of new born planet revolving around a young starAstronomers say they’ve captured the first confirmed image of a planet forming in the dust swirling.
Jun 24, 2018
The 100 kg spacecraft deployed by ISS is set to clean up space junk orbiting the EarthThe experiment is important as there are thousands of pieces of space debris circulating the planet, many travelling faster than a speeding bullet.
Nov 01, 2017
Orbital ATK launches 10 Earth observation satellites for Planet, with its Minotaur C launch vehicleOrbital ATK has successfully launched 10 satellites for Planet, with its Minotaur C rocket from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, US.
Sep 17, 2017
Researchers find an unseen planet closer to our solar system; speculated to be Planet 9Planet 9 is at least ten times bigger than Earth, making it unlikely that it formed at such a large distance from the Sun.