Having Multiple Suns Doesn't Doom a Planet to an Early Death

Some alien planets in multiple-star systems — such as the two-sun Tatooine, Luke's home world in the "Star Wars" universe — may indeed nestle in orbits that are stable for long stretches of time, a new study suggests.

The Higgs Boson Has a New Friend

The Higgs boson appeared again at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), and this time, it revealed something new and exciting about its behavior.

Image of the Day

On Monday, June 4, a Soyuz rocket was transported to the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrone in Kazakhstan ahead of the launch of NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor, ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst, and Soyuz Commander Sergey Prokopyev.