Christopher Crockett

All Stories by Christopher Crockett

  1. Planets

    Surprising rings circle comet-asteroid hybrid

    It’s too small to be a planet. Yet this planet wannabe still resembles Saturn-like giants. It’s the smallest solar system inhabitant to, like them, host rings of orbiting ice.

  2. Space

    Galaxy drags trail of newborn stars

    Distant galaxy plows through cluster of others, with baby stars in tow

  3. Space

    Star cluster rockets through space

    It’s the first time astronomers have ever detected a cluster of stars moving collectively at such speed.