Earth-like planets

Astronomers Figure Out a New Way to Search for Planets at Alpha Centauri

A mew study by a team of exoplanet scientists has revealed what kinds of planets are likely to lurk around…

5 years ago

Looking for Signs of Life on Distant Planets Just Got Easier

A recent study from NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) has produced a new 3-D model for determining exoplanet…

5 years ago

The Orbit of Earth will be Hiding Earth 2.0

According to a new study by a Russian scientist, the Sun's own motion around the Solar System's center of mass…

5 years ago

Scientists Discover TRAPPIST-1 is Older Than Our Solar System

A new study by a pair of astronomers has revealed that the TRAPPIST-1 system is up to twice as old…

5 years ago

Finally! A Low Mass Super-Earth With Some Funky Atmosphere

Ongoing observation of exoplanet GJ 1132b has revealed a dense atmosphere, a finding which has great significance in the hunt…

5 years ago

7 Questions For 7 New Planets

The TRAPPIST 7 have some explaining to do. Are they really Earth-like and potentially habitable?

6 years ago

Is Proxima Centauri b Basically Kevin Costner’s Waterworld?

New research suggests that Proxima b could be a lot more watery than we suspect, with roughly half the planet's…

6 years ago

Earth-Like Planet Around Proxima Centauri Discovered

According to an unnamed source, the ESO has discovered a habitable planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, making it the closest Earth-like…

6 years ago

Focusing On ‘Second-Earth’ Candidates In The Kepler Catalog

An international team of scientists recently released a study that shows which of the Kepler exoplanets candidates are most like…

6 years ago

Starshade Prepares To Image New Earths

In the coming years, NASA will be launching its Starshade, a large spacecraft that will block the bright light of…

6 years ago