Staring out into space is a time-tested technique for making long journeys pass more quickly, but not one often applied at the scale of the solar system.
Our solar system is filled with planets, asteroids, comets, the sun and more, making it a wealth of discoveries waiting to be found. See the latest discoveries from across our solar system here.
Ceres is the most dominant member of the asteroid belt but it doesn't look like the other asteroids.
You can watch a big asteroid make a safe flyby of Earth today (March 13) from any spot with good internet access.
Venus will meet up with Mars in the very early morning sky on Saturday (March 12). Here’s how you can catch the planetary duo.
While planets and some moons are almost perfectly spherical, the smaller bits of the solar system, such as asteroids and comets, come in all different shapes. But why is that?
As planetary scientists resumed meeting in person, Venus experts had something special to celebrate.
Reference A look into the March night sky for some sky objects with unusual solar system planets, stars and constellations.
China’s first Mars rover Zhurong reveals how weather and ancient water changed the surface of the largest impact basin on Mars.
Reference The solar system gas giants – Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune – also known as Jovian planets are helping us learn more about gaseous exoplanets.
Samples from asteroid Ryugu are the most pristine pieces of our solar system ever studied and contain amino acids that could have given rise to life on Earth.
When a rogue meteor careened through the atmosphere of Jupiter last year, it caught the attention of NASA's Juno spacecraft in orbit around the giant planet.
China's Yutu 2 rover has returned a view of its path over three years of travel across the harsh environment of the moon's far side.
A recently discovered asteroid seemed to be on a trajectory to hit Earth next year, but orbit recalculation eventually revealed it will miss our planet.
Miniature spaceships the size of cellphones could fly across the solar system using sails propelled by lasers, reaching distant destinations on very reasonable timescales.
Scientists have found "compelling evidence" that Saturn's "Death Star" moon is hiding an ocean just beneath its surface, furthering the search for possible life in our solar system.