HARPS

New Study Claims There are Four Exoplanets Around Nearest Sun-Like Star!

A recent study by an international team of scientists has revealed four Earth-like planets around tau Ceti, a Sun-like star…

4 years ago

The Bright Spots on Ceres are Blinking

All right, maybe not blinking like a flashlight (or a beacon on the tippity-top of a communication tower—don't even start that…

6 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 366: HARPS Spectrograph

Almost all the planet hunting has been done from space. But there's a new instrument installed on the European Southern…

7 years ago

Two Comet Groups Discovered Around Beta Pictoris

Between the years 2003 and 2011, the High Accuracy Radial velocity Planet Searcher - better known as HARPS - made…

7 years ago

Planets Plentiful Around Abundant Red Dwarf Stars, Study Says

Good news for planet-hunters: planets around red dwarf stars are more abundant than previously believed, according to new research. A…

8 years ago

HARPS Hauls in Over Fifty New Exoplanets

[/caption] Yesterday astronomers with the High Accuracy Radial velocity Planet Searcher or HARPS, announced a record-breaking discovery of more than…

10 years ago

HARPS Tunes In On Habitable Planet

[/caption] Using the High Accuracy Radial velocity Planet Searcher (HARPS), a team of scientists at University of Geneva, Switzerland, led…

10 years ago

More Help on the Way for Verifying ExoPlanets in Kepler’s Dataset

[/caption] With the Kepler spacecraft finding over 1,200 planetary candidates, the next step is verifying their actual status. That will…

11 years ago

Scientists Predict Earth-Like Habitable Exoplanet Will Be Found in 2011

[/caption] Two astronomers have written a paper and say that the first Earth-like, habitable exoplanet will be announced in May…

11 years ago

HARPS Discovers 32 New Exoplanets

[/caption] Astronomers have found 32 new planets outside our solar system with the High Accuracy Radial Velocity Planet Searcher, better…

12 years ago