Astronomy, Exoplanets, Extrasolar Planets
21 Apr , 2017 by Evan Gough
We assume that habitable exoplanets will have significant land masses, because that’s what we have on Earth. Are we wrong?
Astronomy, Exoplanets, Solar Astronomy, Stars
4 Apr , 2017 by Evan Gough
The TRAPPIST-1 star might flare too frequently and too violently for life to exist on the TRAPPIST planets.
Astronomy, Exoplanets, NASA
1 Mar , 2017 by Evan Gough
The TRAPPIST 7 have some explaining to do. Are they really Earth-like and potentially habitable?
Astronomy, Exoplanets, News, Observing
31 Jan , 2017 by Evan Gough
A new instrument installed on the Keck Observatory allows astronomers to see exoplanets that are very close to their stars.
28 Jan , 2017 by Matt Williams
Jason Wang, a graduate student from UC Berkeley, has created a video that captures the peculiar orbits of gas giants in a four-planet system
Astronomy, ESO, Exoplanets
11 Jan , 2017 by Matt Williams
The European Southern Observatory and Breakthrough Initiatives have come together for purpose of finding habitable planets beyond Earth.
Astronomy, Exoplanets, Technology
11 Nov , 2016 by Evan Gough
A new instrument that took five years to build allows astronomers to capture and analyze the light reflecting off distant exoplanets.
Astronomy, Exoplanets, News
13 Oct , 2016 by Matt Williams
A new study by a team of researchers has shed further light on J1407b, a distant exoplanet that is believed to have a ring system 100 times as big as Saturn’s
12 Oct , 2016 by Matt Williams
Contrary to what we previously though, Proxima Centauri has some striking similarities to our Sun, which includes a solar cycle
7 Oct , 2016 by Matt Williams
New research suggests that Proxima b could be a lot more watery than we suspect, with roughly half the planet’s mass made up of water
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