Earth-size planet TOI 700 e, with Earth-size sibling TOI 700 d in the distance. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/Robert Hurt) | SkyNews
Earth-size exoplanet confirmed in star’s habitable zone

TOI 700 e is nearly as big as Earth, likely rocky, and has a 28-day orbit around an M dwarf star located 100 light-years away in the constellation Dorado.

(Gabriel Perez Diaz/Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias) | SkyNews
Exoplanet slowly heading towards fiery demise

The planet’s doom is found in the same tidal forces responsible for the daily rise and fall of Earth’s oceans.

Jupiter on September 12, 2020 (NASA/Damian Peach, Amateur Astronomer) | SkyNews
Strange periods found in 40-year study of Jupiter

The study found that Jupiter’s temperatures rise and fall following definite periods that are outside the planet’s normal seasonal cycle.

Magnetar 4U 0142+61. (NASA) | SkyNews
Neutron star has solid crust, powerful magnetic fields

Astronomers used IXPE to study the magnetar 4U 0142+61, which is 13,000 light years from Earth and located in the Cassiopeia constellation.

Artist’s illustrated concept of a young, red dwarf star surrounded by planets. (NASA/JPL-CalTech) | SkyNews
‘Broccoli gas’ a possible indicator of life

Gases produced from plants similar to broccoli could indicate life if they were detected in the atmospheres of exoplanets, according to a study.

Perseverance rover left the first of many samples on the Martial surface on Dec, 21, 2022. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS) | SkyNews
Perseverance leaves first batch of rock samples

The rover will spend the next few weeks leaving the first batch of samples at a location called Three Forks.

One of the last images taken by the Mars InSight lander, on Dec. 11, 2022. | SkyNews
Mars InSight mission ends

NASA will continue listening for a signal from the lander, although the agency knows they will likely never hear from InSight again.

An image of the fireball captured by the Global Fireball Observatory camera in Alberta. (University of Alberta) | SkyNews
Fireball shines light on Solar System origins

UWO researchers calculated the object’s trajectory and found it travelled on an orbit usually reserved for icy long-period comets from the Oort Cloud.

An infrared view of Jupiter’s volcanic moon Io on July 5, 2022. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/ASI/INAF/JIRAM) | SkyNews
Juno studying volcanic Jovian moon Io

Scientists will observe Io’s volcanoes and how these eruptions interact with Jupiter’s magnetosphere and aurora.