Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, Habitability
20 Oct , 2017 by Matt Williams
A recent study from NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) has produced a new 3-D model for determining exoplanet habitability.
6 Sep , 2017 by Matt Williams
According to a new study by a Russian scientist, the Sun’s own motion around the Solar System’s center of mass could disrupt our ability to detect Earth 2.0
14 Aug , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study by a pair of astronomers has revealed that the TRAPPIST-1 system is up to twice as old as the Solar System, which could have drastic implications for habitability.
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, News
7 Apr , 2017 by Matt Williams
Ongoing observation of exoplanet GJ 1132b has revealed a dense atmosphere, a finding which has great significance in the hunt for life beyond Earth.
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
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
13 Aug , 2016 by Matt Williams
According to an unnamed source, the ESO has discovered a habitable planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, making it the closest Earth-like planet discovered to date
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
4 May , 2016 by Matt Williams
In the coming years, NASA will be launching its Starshade, a large spacecraft that will block the bright light of distant stars to make spotting expolanets easier
Astronomy, Guide to Space
1 Jul , 2015 by Matt Williams
Earth and all the other inner planets of the Solar System have something in common: they are composed of silicate rock and minerals that is differentiated into layers (i.e. terrestrial)
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