The discoverer of the most distant known object in our solar system has now found an even more distant one.
Scientists have successfully identified an entirely new moon in orbit around the gas giant Neptune.
Astronomers have identified the farthest known object in our solar system at a distance of 11 billion miles.
Four gargantuan planets have been observed orbiting a relatively young star approximately 500 light years away.
The important new find also hints at the presence of another, much larger planet in the outer solar system.
Scientists have been studying a meteorite that dates back to a time before the birth of our solar system.
The huge object is 12.7 times the mass of Jupiter and has a magnetic field 200 times more powerful.
A large Earth-like world has emerged as the most likely place to look for life outside of our solar system.
The discovery means that the gas giant has a total of 79 moons - more than any other planet in the solar system.
Astronomers have found a solar system 160 light years away with three planets roughly the size of our own.
NASA is launching a spacecraft to study the heliosphere - a bubble which extends far beyond the orbit of Pluto.
An asteroid believed to be from another solar system has been found orbiting the Sun in the wrong direction.
A small solar system object with a strange orbit has hinted at the presence of a large, unknown world.
An asteroid from the earliest days of the solar system has been found four billion kilometers from Earth.
A meteorite that crashed in the Nubian Desert has offered a glimpse of our solar system's earliest days.
Scientists have found new evidence to suggest that life could have arisen elsewhere in the solar system.
The mysterious space rock contains micro-mineral compounds found nowhere else in the solar system.
Oumuamua, the first ever confirmed visitor to our solar system, has a thick layer of organic insulation.
The space agency has made an important new exoplanet discovery using a Google artificial intelligence.
An asteroid thought to have come from another solar system is to be checked for signs of alien technology.