Astronomers have discovered a new planet around a young star called TW Hydrae with the help of the shadow that it throws on the face of its star. The star was being observed with the help of Hubble telescope of NASA for the last 18 years. The scientists now have a movie of the shadow's rotation on the disk of gas and dust around the star.
While there are already many hurdles in the Mars mission, Providing an accomodation to Astrounauts on the red planet is one of the biggest concern. Igloo like structures made of ice may be the answer to NASA's housing worries.
A group of scientists at the METI (Messages to Extraterrestrial Intelligence) wants to beam out messages to aliens from Earth. They are targeting an exoplanet around Proxima Centauri, the closest star to Earth. Scientists want the humanity to join the Galactic Club.