Science News’ coverage of the IAU meeting held August 20-21 in Beijing
Friday, August 24, 2012
Astronomers offer explanations for source of light around an object with an unusual yearly behavior.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
The Kepler spacecraft catches two exoplanets around a binary star system, with one planet in the habitable zone.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
A collection of reports from the 28th General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union, Beijing.
Thursday, August 30, 2012
The sun's chemistry suggests some other good places to hunt for rocky orbs.
Friday, August 31, 2012
The newfound planet orbits a common type of dwarf star, suggesting even more may be out there.
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Newfound oddities challenge researchers’ imaginations.