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72 unseen galaxies found hiding in plain sight

Astronomers have found 72 potential galaxies hiding in plain sight inside a vast patch of the sky previously observed by the Hubble Space Telescope. The discovery not only gives astronomers new targets to study, but also will aid studies of star motion

Scorching-hot alien planet may have Earth-like atmosphere

A planet circling a star in the constellation Cancer might have an atmosphere similar to Earth’s, but with dayside temperatures hot enough to melt titanium, a new study suggests. The planet is called 55 Cancri e, and it lies about 41 light-years