habitable zone

Potentially Habitable Exoplanet Confirmed Around Nearest Star!

The ESO has officially confirmed the discovery of terrestrial planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, making it the closest exoplanet to our…

4 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…

4 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – June 17, 2016: LIGO Team

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: LIGO Team Members:Kai Staats and Michael Landry Kai Staats is a filmmaker, lecturer and…

4 years ago

Friendly Giants Have Cozy Habitable Zones Too

According to a recent study from the Carl Sagan Institute, aging red giant stars could still have habitable zones that…

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Will Earth Survive When the Sun Becomes a Red Giant?

In billions of years, the Sun will enter its "Red Giant" phase and expand considerably. So naturally, we have to…

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Venus Compared to Earth

Venus and Earth share many characteristics, being terrestrial planets, but are also significantly different. Here's how and where they differ...

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Planet Earth

Planet Earth is the birthplace of humanity, the cradle of human civilization, and the only known planet in our Solar…

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Curiosity Snaps Stunning One of a Kind Belly Selfie At Buckskin Mountain Base Drill Site

This low-angle self-portrait of NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows the vehicle at the site from which it reached down to…

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What is the Earth’s Average Temperature?

Earth is the only planet in our Solar System where life is known to exists. Note the use of the…

5 years ago

Curiosity Discovers Mars Rock Like None Before, Sets Drill Campaign

On the eve of the 3rd anniversary since her nail biting touchdown inside Gale Crater, NASA’s car sized Curiosity Mars…

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