TRAPPIST-1’s Planets Are Similar to Those in our Solar System, Suggesting Possible Habitable Zone

The TRAPPIST-1 system is an ultra-cool red dwarf system more massive than Jupiter, and it is a hot spot for astronomers. It is located about 40 light-years away, and has seven rocky exoplanets, out of which three are in their...

A Binary System is Warping Space-Time in the Milky Way

Back in the summer of 2016, astronomers observed a star located 2,500 light-years away in the Cygnus constellation spark as if getting ready to blow off into a violent supernova. The following day, though, the star got back to its...