The latest news on space
Potential finding uses data that push limits of current technology.
Honed measurements show age overshot by amount significant to earliest stage of formation.
Mission uncovers one Neptune-like and four Jupiter-like bodies.
Radio telescope catches early stage of a star's formation.
Astronomers say this and other discoveries suggest finding habitable planets is only a matter of time.
Three monarch butterflies lived for a week aboard the International Space Station.
Planet hunters have discovered as many as six low-mass planets around nearby Sun-like stars.
Analyses of noble gases hint that air didn't fizz from within the planet.
Infrared instrument promises bonanza of finds, from asteroids to remote galaxies.
The newly installed wide field camera captured several thousand new galaxies.