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Cosmic gatekeeper divides Solar System in two

The Atacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array (ALMA) in Chile captured this picture of disks that formed around a young star about 450 light years away from our planet. Now, scientists are...

Alien Solar System Looks a Lot Like Our Own

Astronomers have discovered an alien solar system whose planets are arranged much like those in our own solar system, a find that suggests most planetary systems start out looking the...

Our Amazing Solar System

Some of the most interesting objects in our solar system are also the smallest or largest. In addition to the sun, planets, and moons, our solar system has a variety...

Earth resides in an oddball solar system

Our solar system may be an oddball in the universe. A new study using data from NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope shows that in most cases, exoplanets orbiting the same star...