Scientists are keen to launch a mission to Venus to investigate mysterious dark streaks in its clouds.
The peculiar atmospheric phenomenon was photographed over Fujisawa earlier this month.
Astronomers have observed strong winds and changing cloud cover on an alien planet for the first time.
Scientists have identified water clouds around a brown dwarf star that is 7.2 light years from the Earth.
Astronomers have caught their first-ever glimpse of a supermassive black hole feeding on cold gas clouds.
The discovery of what look like clouds on Pluto has reignited the debate over its dwarf planet status.
The cloud of gas will trigger an explosion of star formation but will take 30 million years to get here.
A peculiar picture, which shows what looks like a figure walking on the clouds, has gone viral online.
The dream of flying your own car through the clouds has taken another important step towards reality.
Strange footage showing a large T-shaped structure flying through the clouds has appeared online.
Hundreds of witnesses reported seeing an entire block of skyscrapers floating high up in the clouds.
A solar eclipse provided a breathtaking spectacle this morning despite predominantly cloudy weather.
An image of a 'mushroom cloud' on the Red Planet has caught the attention of conspiracy theorists.
A future manned mission to Venus could see astronauts piloting blimps around the planet's atmosphere.
Astronomers have found evidence of water clouds outside of our own solar system for the first time.
Researchers had theorized that a gas giant in the Oort Cloud may have been affecting the orbit of comets.
Astronomers using the Hubble telescope have picked up signs of cloud cover on two extrasolar planets.
Scientists are experimenting with laser pulses that can create clouds and influence the weather.
Set to explore beneath Jupiter's obscuring cloud cover, the probe will reach its destination by 2016.
A subspecies of clouded leopard unique to Taiwan has been declared extinct by a team of zoologists.