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.
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.
Over the last 30 years, scientists have succeeded in identifying a staggering 5,000 planets in distant solar systems.
The potential existence of an undiscovered planet in our own solar system has intrigued astronomers for years.
Scientists have been aiming to bring the hunt for intelligent alien life a little closer to home.
For the first time, scientists have found liquid water inside a meteorite from the earliest days of the solar system.
A NASA report published in 2018 takes the idea of finding alien 'technosignatures' very seriously indeed.
The man, who filed the lawsuit earlier this month, claims that he is from the 'sixth planet of our solar system'.
We've been doing a good job of messing up our own planet, but what about the rest of the solar system ?
Scientists have determined the most likely shape of the heliosphere which surrounds the solar system.
Other stars may be able to host more than our own solar system's solitary habitable world, a new study suggests.
A stunning new image of the solar system's largest planet was put together from hundreds of shots.
Scientists have announced the discovery of 139 new objects situated in the far reaches of our solar system.
Scientists have identified the oldest material ever to make it onto our planet - and it even predates the Sun.
NASA has released two new images showing interstellar comet Borisov traveling through our solar system.
Astronomers have determined that comet 2I/Borisov could be carrying water from a distant solar system.
NASA engineer David Burns has developed a concept for a new drive capable of reaching distant solar systems.