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Latest Rogue planet Stories

Sunless Planet Found Wandering In Galaxy
2013-10-10 10:04:16

A recently discovered exoplanet was found wandering the depths of space without the warming comfort of a nearby sun.

Moon Formation From Giant Hit-and-run Impact
2012-07-30 04:42:40

While scientists tend to accept the theory that the Moon was formed following a collision between a young Earth and a second planet, new research suggests that the impactor might have been larger and traveling faster than previous believed.

Rogue Planets Sometimes Captured By Stars
2012-04-18 03:28:47

New research suggests that billions of stars in our galaxy have captured rogue planets that once roamed interstellar space.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.