Astronomers have identified a potentially habitable extrasolar planet situated around 137 light-years away.
Fragments of the space rock rained down over Tatahouine, Tunisia - the filming location of Tatooine in Star Wars.
Scientists have come up with a way to find planets capable of supporting dinosaur-like extraterrestrial creatures.
The planet, known as Wasp-107b, was recently revealed by the James Webb Space Telescope.
Orbital inconsistancies indicative of a mysterious hidden planet in our solar system may have an alternative explanation.
The James Webb Space Telescope's latest discovery is significant, but have we really found life on an alien world ?
Planetary scientist Prof Monica Grady examines Loeb's claims concerning spherical metallic fragments found on the ocean floor.
PhD candidate Evgenii Krestianinov looks at the secrets revealed by a space rock found in the Sahara back in 2020.
The idea of harvesting solar energy in space and returning it to the Earth has been around for decades.
Astronomers believe that there is a small chance that a rogue planet could have been 'captured' by the Sun's gravity.
The space agency has stressed that there may be very little warning that a disruptive solar storm is about to hit the Earth.
Pellet-beam propulsion has the potential to enable a spacecraft to cross the entire solar system within 5 years.
A meteor from another solar system landed on Earth back in 2014, but obtaining more information about it has proven challenging.
It turns out that Saturn and the other gas giants are not the only planetary bodies in our solar system to have rings.
Jupiter's status as the planet with the most moons in our solar system has now officially been restored.
The newly discovered world, which is 41 light-years away, is almost exactly the same size as the Earth.
A fascinating new video has emerged showing how far it is possible to throw a ball on the other worlds in our solar system.
Situated 40 light-years away, this hellish terrestrial world is like nothing found in our own solar system.
Astronomers have announced that they have identified a relatively nearby exoplanet with the potential to host alien life.
Scientists have identified a relatively nearby exoplanet that appears to be made up almost entirely of water.