The Sun, now halfway through its life, might be slowing its magnetic activity, which could lead to permanent changes in the sunspots and auroras we see. The post Is Our Sun Slowing Down in Its Middle Age? appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
An object previously identified as a free-floating, large Jupiter analog turns out to be two objects — each with the mass of a few Jupiters. This system is the lowest-mass binary we’ve ever discovered. The post Discovery of a Free-Floating Double Planet? appeared first on Sky & Telescope.