This week, James Webb Space Telescope reveals new details in the Ring Nebula and shows that the most distant known star isn't alone. Meanwhile, patient astronomers have collected 17 years' worth of images of the super-Jupiter Beta Pictoris b.
Images capture the birth of stars and planets in multiple results from space- and ground-based telescopes.
Astronomers have spotted the first solid evidence for a planetary Trojan body forming in another system outside our own.
Astronomers have discovered Jupiter's younger sibling in a system 88 light-years away. Meanwhile, only 40 light-years away, a Venus-size world turns out to be airless (or nearly so).
Continuing its run of ground-breaking discoveries, the James Webb Space Telescope has snapped the clearest images yet of the dusty disk around the young star Fomalhaut.
Scientists are refining the definition of the habitable zone in an effort to aid future efforts at finding life.
Astronomers have taken a closer look at a system containing three stars and five planets and may have solved a mystery around its formation.
The James Webb Space Telescope has confirmed its first exoplanet, a rocky Earth-size planet, and attempted to take the measure of its atmosphere.
The interstellar pancake named 'Oumuamua might have been a chip off a Pluto-like object in another star system.
Worlds around red dwarf stars might build an ozone "shield" in response to stellar flares.