Extrasolar Planets, Technology
14 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
A new study by a UK scientists takes a look at the different means of interstellar travel, and considers the pros and cons of each.
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, TRAPPIST-1
3 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
According to a new study by a team of Columbia University’s Cool Worlds Lab, one of the TRAPPIST-1 planets had a large iron core, which could have immense implications for its habitability.
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, TESS
25 Apr , 2018 by Matt Williams
According to a new study, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite is estimated to find over 4000 planets during its first two-year mission
23 Apr , 2018 by Matt Williams
In a new paper, two professors consider what we have learned from studying Earth from space, and how this might allow us to find an Earth 2.0.
16 Apr , 2018 by Matt Williams
According to a new study by a team of researchers, it is possible that we might find evidence of another industrial civilization in the geological record
Extrasolar Planets, Proxima b
10 Apr , 2018 by Matt Williams
According to a new study, Proxima Centauri experiences superflare activity that would likely render its exoplanet (Proxima b) uninhabitable
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets
31 Mar , 2018 by Matt Williams
A team of international astronomers recently discovered a Super Earth with a similar composition of Mercury, and is several times hotter!
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!
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