Artist's interpretation of a protoplanetary disk

At only 1 per cent the age of the Sun, the DS Tuc binary system shows us how a planet might naturally develop before its orbit is disturbed by external forces.

Planet 1

A UNSW-led team of researchers has discovered a potentially habitable Earth-like planet that is only 16 light years away.

Chris Tinney inside

The world's largest and most prolific team of planet hunters, including a UNSW academic, has announced the discovery of 28 new planets outside our solar system.