Tagged With Exoplanets

The speed of light is tortuously slow, and these 3 simple animations by a scientist at NASA prove it


Scientists have discovered a new planet twice the size of Earth, and it could have liquid water on its surface


Astronomers found a 'cold super-Earth' less than 6 light-years away — and it may be the first rocky planet we'll photograph beyond the solar system



Astronomers found a 'cold super-Earth' less than 6 light-years away — and it may be the first rocky planet we'll photograph beyond the solar system


A $1 billion telescope that will take pictures 10 times sharper than Hubble's is now officially under construction


NASA's biggest-ever hunt for alien planets is finally underway — and the agency expects to discover 'strange, fantastic worlds'



Astronomers caught a planet being born for the first time in a stunning new picture


This astronomer's poem beautifully explains the monumental discovery of 7 Earth-sized planets


NASA now has a website that lets you virtually visit exoplanets as a space tourist


The NASA spacecraft that discovered almost every Earth-like planet we know about is about to die


NASA has Googled the stars -- and found new rocky planets in a 'major discovery'


NASA and Google are announcing a 'major discovery' about exoplanets -- here's what it probably is



We just sent a signal to make contact with aliens on a distant 'Super Earth' -- here's what we said


An 'absolutely phenomenal' discovery hints 4 Earth-size planets may orbit the closest sun to our own


A Russian billionaire has launched the smallest-ever spacecraft into orbit -- a key step to reaching a nearby star system


Scientists have found the hottest planet in the universe



NASA has discovered hundreds of potential new planets -- and 10 may be like Earth


NASA's newest space telescope 'will discover thousands of planets' -- including a handful of worlds that may be habitable to aliens


Aussie TV viewers found a four-planet solar system last night


Astronomers have found 7 Earth-size planets circling a dwarf star -- and they might harbour life