Space

A Planet That Orbits Two Stars Instead Of One

An exoplanet named TOI 1338 b orbits a pair of stars every 95 days.  This circumbinary planet is almost 7 times bigger than Earth and 1,300 light-years away.  In 2018, NASA launched a space telescope named Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite...

When Did The First Stars And Galaxies Light Up?

A new study suggests that the Dark Ages completely ended around 12 billion years ago.  This is when the first generation of stars and galaxies lit up the universe.  It is estimated that our universe is 13.8 billion years old, with an uncertainty of...