Sometimes a brown dwarf is actually a planet -- or planet-like anyway. A team discovered that what astronomers had previously thought was one of the closest brown dwarfs to our own Sun is in fact a planetary mass object.
Greetings from Mars!⠀ ⠀ A new mosaic from ESA’s Mars Express shows off the Red Planet’s north polar ice cap and its distinctive dark spiralling troughs.⠀ ⠀ The mosaic was generated from 32 individual orbit ‘strips’ captured between 2004 and and cove
This artist's reconstruction of Saccorhytus coronarius, based on the original fossil finds, depicts the ancient creature that lived 540 million years ago. Researchers believe this tiny new species could be related to humans.