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Possible water world spotted orbiting an alien star...
A potentially habitable water-rich world just 100 light-years away from Earth could be one of the best places to search for life.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-08-25 21:38 UTC
An extrasolar world covered in water?...
An international team of researchers led by Charles Cadieux, a Ph.D. student at the Universit de Montral and member of the Institute for Research on Exoplanets (iREx), has announced the discovery of TOI-1452 b, an exoplanet orbiting one of two small stars
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-08-24 12:20 UTC
NASA Discovers Super-Earth That May Support Life: All You Need To Know...
Scientists have discovered a Super-Earth that is four times the mass of our planet and takes just 10.8 days to complete a whole year.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-08-08 21:31 UTC
NASA scientists say images from the Webb telescope nearly brought them to tears...
Deep field images of the universe, exoplanet atmospheres, and more to be unveiled.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-06-30 01:08 UTC
China's Sky Eye Telescope Could Have Potentially Detected Suspicious Signals...
Did China stumble with strange signals coming from exoplanets?
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-06-15 12:44 UTC
Cosmic milestone: NASA confirms 5,000 exoplanets...
The count of confirmed exoplanets has just ticked past the 5,000 mark, representing a 30-year journey of discovery led by NASA space telescopes.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-03-21 19:31 UTC
TESS Finds Almost 100 Quadruple Star Systems...
NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has found over 5000 candidate exoplanet candidates, and 197 confirmed exoplanets since its mission began in late 2018. TESS is good at finding exoplanets, but the spacecraft is a powerful scientific
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-02-18 00:49 UTC
Astronomers have a new theory that defies a fundamental necessity of life...
Scientists propose so-called land planets have a better chance at sustaining alien life than Earth-like water worlds.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-12-16 02:42 UTC
Rogue planets could host life because they may have Earth-like oceans, study says...
Rogue planets could host life in hidden 'Earth-like oceans,' as the cold of space would be too much for oceans to stay liquid, but a planet's biosphere would be protected from the cold via a layer of ice.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-09-29 21:02 UTC
Nearby Planetary System May Have the Right Conditions to Host Life...
Astronomers researched a planetary system only 35 light-years away that contains rocky exoplanets, and they found that it may have a planet in the habitable
By ceres on 2021-08-19 16:53 UTC
There are Probably Many More Earth-Sized Worlds Than Previously Believed...
In the past decade, the discovery of extrasolar planets has accelerated immensely. To date, 4,424 exoplanets have been confirmed in 3,280 star systems, with another 7,453 awaiting confirmation. So far, most of these planets have been gas giants, with abou
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-09 19:00 UTC
Kepler Captures 27 Signals Coming From Exoplanets--How This Telescope Detected the Cosmic Objects Despite its Blurred Vision?...
Kepler space telescope has managed to spot 27 signals hinting a presence of rogue exoplanets.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-09 19:00 UTC
Kepler telescope glimpses population of free-floating planets...
Tantalizing evidence has been uncovered for a mysterious population of "free-floating" planets, planets that may be alone in deep space, unbound to any host star. The results include four new discoveries that are consistent with planets of similar
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-06 13:53 UTC
Astronomers believe there may be twice as many 'other Earths' in the universe than we thought...
Planets the size of Earth could be hidden in binary star systems, with the light of their suns hiding them from view
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-01 06:42 UTC
Exoplanet the size of Neptune 90-light years from Earth could have water vapor, researchers suggest...
A Neptune-sized exoplanet with a 'substantial atmosphere' and the potential for water has been identified in deep space, 90 light-years from Earth.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-10 06:53 UTC
The first habitable-zone, Earth-sized planet discovered with exoplanet survey spacecraft...
TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, was launched in 2018 with the goal of discovering small planets around the Sun's nearest neighbors, stars bright enough to allow for follow-up characterizations of their planets' masses and atmosphe
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-10-27 05:04 UTC
Breakthrough AI identifies 50 new planets from old NASA data...
British researchers have identified 50 new planets using artificial intelligence, marking a technological breakthrough in astronomy.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-08-27 12:22 UTC
Scientists say most likely number of contactable alien civilisations is 36...
New calculations come up with estimate for worlds capable of communicating with others
By ceres on 2020-06-17 04:19 UTC
Scientists Discover "Mirror Image" Of Sun & Earth In Deep Space...
Western researchers have discovered a mysterious exoplanet less than twice the size of Earth orbiting around a distant Sun-like star that could support life, making it the closest analog to the Earth-Sun system.
By ceres on 2020-06-17 04:00 UTC
Surprising Number Of Earth-Like Exoplanets In Milky Way Galaxy Revealed By Study...
A team of astronomers was able to provide an estimate regarding the possible number of exoplanets that have Earth-like qualities within the Milky Way Galaxy. The astronomers based their findings on the data collected by NASA's exoplanet-hunting missio
By ceres on 2020-06-17 03:58 UTC

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