Extrasolar Planets, Technology
14 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
A new study by a UK scientists takes a look at the different means of interstellar travel, and considers the pros and cons of each.
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, TRAPPIST-1
3 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
According to a new study by a team of Columbia University’s Cool Worlds Lab, one of the TRAPPIST-1 planets had a large iron core, which could have immense implications for its habitability.
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, TESS
25 Apr , 2018 by Matt Williams
According to a new study, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite is estimated to find over 4000 planets during its first two-year mission
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets
23 Apr , 2018 by Matt Williams
An international team of scientists has developed the DARKNESS camera, which will allow astronomers to directly study planets around nearby stars.
Extrasolar Planets, Extraterrestrial, Proxima b
19 Apr , 2018 by Matt Williams
According to two new papers submitted by a Harvard Professor and an independent scientists, extra-terrestrials might have a hard time getting out into space.
Extrasolar Planets, Proxima b
10 Apr , 2018 by Matt Williams
According to a new study, Proxima Centauri experiences superflare activity that would likely render its exoplanet (Proxima b) uninhabitable
31 Mar , 2018 by Matt Williams
A team of international astronomers recently discovered a Super Earth with a similar composition of Mercury, and is several times hotter!
21 Mar , 2018 by Matt Williams
A new study has cast doubt on whether or not the TRAPPIST-1 system could be habitable, indicating that it has too much water to support life
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, Kepler Mission
19 Mar , 2018 by Matt Williams
The Kepler mission, which is responsible for the majority of exoplanet discoveries, is running out of fuel and will be making its final discoveries over the next few months.
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, Proxima b
27 Feb , 2018 by Matt Williams
A new study recorded a massive flare coming from Proxima Centauri, a finding which casts doubt on it having any habitable planets.
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