solar system

Hohm Energy to scale adoption of rooftop solar across South Africa, backed by $8M seed

World
David Turner

In the face of South Africa’s worsening energy crisis, marked by increasingly severe power shortages, implementing daily electricity rationing has become imperative ...

Get ready for the 2024 total solar eclipse with Space.com with our ‘Eclipses’ bookazine

Science
Dr. Sarah Adams

Space.com has come to print with a special magazine that guides you through all the information you will need to safely view ...

Water molecules detected on the surface of asteroids for the first time

Science
Dr. Sarah Adams

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. Water molecules ...

Could the solar system be teeming with interstellar objects? We’ll soon find out (op-ed)

Science
Dr. Sarah Adams

How do you tell the difference between a spaceship and a space rock? For astronomers like me, this question has proved tricky ...

Watch NASA unfurl basketball-court-sized solar sail for deep space propulsion (video)

Science
Dr. Sarah Adams

NASA has reached a significant technological milestone with progress on an experimental form of spacecraft propulsion which utilizes solar radiation. The space ...

A star’s extreme outburst could be tormenting baby planets

Science
Dr. Sarah Adams

An extreme eruption from a young star that resembles the sun suggests budding planets have to exist in a rather savage environment. ...

How Earth’s new Rubin Observatory will usher in the next era of asteroid space missions

Science
Dr. Sarah Adams

The forthcoming Vera C. Rubin Observatory will never leave Earth itself, but the highly detailed, “big picture” view of the cosmos it ...

Orbital resonance − the striking gravitational dance done by planets with aligning orbits

Science
Dr. Sarah Adams

Planets orbit their parent stars while separated by enormous distances – in our solar system, planets are like grains of sand in ...

NASA discovers possibly habitable ‘super-Earth’

Science
Dr. Sarah Adams

News By Alyssa Guzman Published Feb. 3, 2024, 6:12 p.m. ET Far-out! NASA has discovered a “super-Earth” that may be habitable — ...

James Webb Space Telescope makes rare detection of 2 exoplanets orbiting dead stars

Science
Dr. Sarah Adams

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has already proven itself adept at peering into the past by imaging objects at tremendous distances, ...