Astronomy, Exoplanets, Kepler Mission
8 Mar , 2018 by Matt Williams
A team of astronomers recently discovered a system of three exoplanets that are just 100 light years from Earth, making them ideal for future studies
Astronomy, Exoplanets, Extraterrestrial
21 Feb , 2018 by Evan Gough
Scientists at Arizona State University wanted to find out what peoples’ reactions would be to the announcement of the discovery of alien life. The result? We’re mostly looking forward to it.
Astronomy, Exoplanets, Observatories
15 Feb , 2018 by Evan Gough
The ESO’s ESPRESSO instrument is getting all four of the telescopes at the Very Large Telescope to play nicely together, and the results will excite even the most discovery-weary space fan.
Astronomy, Exoplanets, TRAPPIST-1
14 Jul , 2017 by Matt Williams
Two new studies from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) have thrown some cold water on the notion that planets in the TRAPPIST-1 system might be habitable.
Astronomy, Exoplanets, Extrasolar Planets, News
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, News, 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.
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