One of NASA’s orbiting telescopes, tasked with identifying planets similar to Earth outside the Milky Way, is reporting promising results.
NASA has selected Southern California’s SpaceX to launch the first commercial cargo run to the International Space Station.
Eighteen planets have been uncovered in distant solar systems, according to Caltech scientists writing in a scientific journal Saturday. Each of the planets is said to be the size of Jupiter.
Astronomers have discovered water in the form of ice on a second asteroid, suggesting the life-essential ingredient is more common than believed.