Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, Kepler Mission
12 Jul , 2018 by Matt Williams
The Kepler mission has been put into hibernation prior to downloading data from its 18th campaign and commencing its last.
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, 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
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.
25 Oct , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study by an astrophysicists from the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research shows that the first exomoon ever discovered could actually be a gas giant moon!
Astronomy, Kepler Mission
6 Oct , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study by an international team of researchers has proposed a new theory about Tabby’s Star, indicating that it be due to an uneven dust cloud orbiting the star
20 Jun , 2017 by Matt Williams
The latest catalog to be released by the Kepler mission features and additional 10 potentially-habitable planets, and has led to some interesting conclusions about those that have been discovered so far.
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, Kepler Mission, News
4 Apr , 2017 by Matt Williams
A team of international astronomers recently found the closest thing to a “Venus-like” planet in a nearby star system, which could have drastic implications for “habitability” studies.
Astronomy, Extraterrestrial, Kepler Mission, News
9 Aug , 2016 by Matt Williams
Almost a year later after it was first noticed, the mystery of Tabby’s Star and its unusual dimming continues to confound and bewilder astronomers
Astronomy, Exoplanets, Kepler Mission, News
4 Aug , 2016 by Matt Williams
An international team of scientists recently released a study that shows which of the Kepler exoplanets candidates are most like Earth
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