Ceres Displays Unexpected Flare-ups in Brightness to Ground-Based Survey

The evaporation or eruption of volatiles on Ceres could be causing unexpected flare-ups in brightness

Earth-Sized Alien Planet Found Around the Stars Next Door

These days it seems exoplanets are being discovered nearly every week, with “super-Earths”, “hot Jupiters” and “cold Neptunes” being identified (or at least announced as solid candidates) within star systems all around our neck of the galaxy. To top it all off, today the European Southern Observatory announced that an Earth-mass world has now been…