When it comes to stars, there’s a huge variety of different types out there. Our Sun is nothing spectacular, as there are stars both redder and bluer, brighter and dimmer, and more-or-less massive by amounts.
Physicists are both thrilled and baffled by a new report from a neutrino experiment at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory near Chicago. The MiniBooNE experiment has detected far more neutrinos a
Most people think the eight planets in our solar system orbit the sun along a straight plane, like a disc on a record player. But actually, that plane is slightly tilted, and now astronomers think they
On a winter's night in January 1995, rain fell on the Haute-Provence Observatory in southern France. Didier Queloz, an astronomy graduate student, was supposed to be observing. But since the weather was