Stories tagged: Planetary systems
MONDAY, DEC. 3, 2012, 11:33 A.M.
NASA: Voyager 1 enters new region of solar system
LOS ANGELES (AP) — NASA’s long-running Voyager 1 spacecraft has entered a new region at the edge of the solar system and is close to exiting it forever. Scientists have …
TUESDAY, OCT. 16, 2012, 2:44 P.M.
Earth-sized planet found just outside solar system
WASHINGTON (AP) — Astronomers say that just outside our solar system they’ve found a planet that’s the closest you can get to Earth in location and size. It is the …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 4, 2012, 2:55 A.M.
35 years later, Voyager 1 is heading for the stars
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Thirty-five years after leaving Earth, Voyager 1 is reaching for the stars. Sooner or later, the workhorse spacecraft will bid adieu to the solar system and …