How would an Earth-like planet look in Alpha Centauri?

Enlarge / Artist’s impression of what an Earth-like planet may seem like in a close-by star system. (credit score: ESO/L. Calçada) We now know that our nearest neighbor, Proxima Centauri,… Read more

New astronomy roadmap requires large, broad-spectrum house telescope

Enlarge / The Nancy Grace Roman House Telescope, which is scheduled for launch later this decade and can observe planets and galaxies. (credit score: GSFC/SVS) On Thursday, the Nationwide Academies… Read more