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.
Extrasolar Planets, Kepler Mission, SETI
9 Feb , 2018 by Matt Williams
In the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence (SETI), a team of astronomers recently searched through the Kepler field to look for signatures of technologically-advanced civilizations.
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, News
3 Feb , 2018 by Matt Williams
Thanks to a new study performed by a pair of astrophysicists from the University of Oklahoma, the first extra-galactic planets have now been discovered!
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, Observatories, Stars
25 Jan , 2018 by Matt Williams
The Exoplanets in Transits and their Atmospheres (ExTrA), just went online and is now searching for exoplanets around red dwarf stars!
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets
22 Jan , 2018 by Matt Williams
According to a new study by a team from Columbia University, the upcoming super telescopes might be able to detect mountains and other features on exoplanets
2 Jan , 2018 by Matt Williams
The Gravitational Microlensing method relies on rare events (one star passing in front of another) to focus light and search for exoplanets.
22 Dec , 2017 by Matt Williams
The Radial Velocity (aka. Doppler Spectroscopy) Method relies on measurements of a planet’s “wobble” to determine the presence of one or more planets around it.
A mew study by a team of exoplanet scientists has revealed what kinds of planets are likely to lurk around Alpha Centauri, the nearest star system to our own.
20 Dec , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study of a well-known exoplanet has revealed something very strange. Apparently, the planet orbits its star from pole to pole.
18 Dec , 2017 by Matt Williams
A research team recently applied a Google “neural net” to Kepler data, which conformed the existence of a star system with eight planets.
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