Crowdsourcing provides a cheap and efficient way for astronomers to analyze features on the lunar surface.
How can we find other pale blue dots? Today’s paper studies what could be the most time-effective way to search for Earth-like exoplanets, just by looking at their colors.
The third Extreme Solar System conference was held between Nov 29 to Dec 4th, in Kona, Hawaii, on the 20th anniversary of the first exoplanet detection around a main sequence star. This astrobite gives a brief overview of the conference.
Can life on exo-worlds build its own habitable environment in extremely unfavourable conditions?
Earth’s composition seemingly does not fit into planet formation theory. Ripping apart its building blocks by collisions during accretion might sound violent, but can be a way to go.
A bright spot on Uranus triggered an international push to figure out what exactly was going on. Here is a first look at the bizarre weather patters in the atmosphere of our distance neighbor.