You can spot the four moons in modest binoculars, 7×50 or 10×50 being the best for this, and you’ll even be able to watch them weave around the…

Kepler space telescope To date, a huge majority of exoplanets we know of have been discovered by the Kepler space telescope team. Launched on 7 March 2009, Kepler…

Meet the scientists who are hunting for worlds outside our Solar System in an attempt to find Earth-like planets that, like our own, could be hospitable to life….

The James Webb Space Telescope The most exciting area of planet hunting currently being developed is undoubtedly that of direct imaging. To directly image exoplanets, something known as…

Discover how our home, along with our Solar System neighbours and every other planet in the universe, was born from a chaotic cloud of dust and gas. In…

Omega’s new Seamaster Planet Ocean has been reworked and outfitted with the brand’s in-house chronograph movement. Does it sink or swim? Omega got the watch world ’s attention…

A frozen world on the outermost limits of our Solar System, Neptune is a mysterious planet with its own unique characteristics. Each planet is unique, and Neptune’s claim…

Some people are still unhappy about Pluto’s demotion to a dwarf planet, but it’s in good company — there are some fascinating celestial bodies in this category. What…