Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, Kepler Mission
12 Jul , 2018 by Matt Williams
The Kepler mission has been put into hibernation prior to downloading data from its 18th campaign and commencing its last.
Climate, Extrasolar Planets, Extraterrestrial
11 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
Addressing the Fermi Paradox, a team of researchers recently conducted a study predicts whether or not Climate Change may be what determines the fate of civilizations.
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, Habitability
7 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
Using over a decade of data collected by the Chandra X-ray observatory, a new study indicates that the Alpha Centauri system could be hospitable to life.
6 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
A new study by researchers from the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics indicates that the chemicals necessary for life as we know it might be limited on Europa and other “ocean worlds”.
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
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