When news of the TRAPPIST-1 system blazed across headlines, one of the common questions I got was what the planets really looked like. After all, if we can discover planets […]

El pasado 22 de febrero se anunció un descubrimiento que entusiasmó a los especialistas, fascinó a los amantes de la astronomía y cautivó la atención del público. A 39 años […]

Ah, Pluto, for such a small and distant world you are able to stir controversy.  In 2006 the International Astronomical Union (IAU) formally defined a planet as an object which 1) orbits […]