Coldest Brown Dwarfs blur lines between stars and planets

Astronomers are constantly on the hunt for ever-colder star-like bodies, and two years ago a new class of objects was discovered by researchers using NASA's WISE space telescope. However, until now no one has known exactly how cool their surfaces really are - some evidence suggested they could be room temperature.

Astronomers discover our third closest neighbor

Astronomers have found the closest solar system to our own to be discovered in nearly a century - the third-closest ever found, in fact.