Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets
15 Sep , 2017 by Matt Williams
New observations of WASP-12b conducted with the Hubble Space Telescope reveal that the planet’s sun-facing side “eats light”.
13 Sep , 2017 by Matt Williams
A recent study involving data collected by the K2 mission has revealed three possible Super-Earths around a nearby Sun-like star.
Astronomy, X-Ray Astronomy
8 Sep , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study by an international team of researchers indicates that older Sun-like stars emit less harmful X-rays, a finding which has implications for exoplanet habitability
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, TRAPPIST-1
A new study led by researchers from the Carnegie Institute of Science indicates that TRAPPIST-1 could also be orbited by gas giants
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
29 Aug , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study conducted by an international team of astronomers has revealed two new “Warm Jupiter” exoplanets in two distant star systems.
18 Aug , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study from the University of Texas Arlington has indicated that the Gliese 832 system (located just 16 light-years away) may have a third exoplanet
9 Aug , 2017 by Matt Williams
A recent study by an international team of scientists has revealed four Earth-like planets around tau Ceti, a Sun-like star just that is 12 light years away!
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, Habitability
30 May , 2017 by Matt Williams
A study produced by an international team of researchers, using the HARPS-N survey, has detected a potentially habitable super-Earth just 21 light years away.
Extrasolar Planets, Habitability
23 May , 2017 by Matt Williams
In a presentation at Breakthrough Discuss, astrophysicist Dr. Berdyugina explained how methods used to study stars could be used to determine the presence of plants on other planets.
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