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
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
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.
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.
5 Dec , 2017 by Matt Williams
While examining a previously-discovered exoplanet, an international team of astronomers discovered a second Super-Earth around the star.
Of the many methods used to detect extra-solar planets, the most widely-used and effective is the Transit Photometry
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, Space Exploration
30 Nov , 2017 by Matt Williams
Dr. Claudius Gros explains the purpose, intent, and technology behind Project Genesis, which seeks to seed “transiently habitable” exoplanets with life to jumpstart the evolutionary process.
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