"The formation of the moon and the origin of Earth's water are two of the fundamental open questions in cosmo-chemistry," said the lead author of a new study.
Jupiter's atmosphere is characterized by several strong jet streams that flow west to east, carrying clouds of ammonia and other elements which create colored bands.
The space rock hails from the explosive dawn of the solar system.
Scientists found that Mars's crust formed much earlier than previously thought.
Around dusk tonight, Castor and Pollux will form a nearly straight line with Venus.
A fundamental equation has cracked the evolution of how planets swarm around the sun.
Researchers recommend starting with Saturn and Jupiter.
See our own Milky Way galaxy before floating to a place where baby stars are formed.
An atmosphere is basically a giant blanket that can protect a planet from a star's barrage of dangerous radiation.
If you aren't willing to accept the evidence Earth is round, what do you do with Mars, Jupiter and the rest?
The gas giant is the biggest planet ever discovered when compared with its host star.
The key is in how rings of dust around young stars behave.
The moon won't obscure three planets again in this way until 2036.
"No one from NASA ever came to me and said you can't do that. If anything they wanted to help me do it."