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
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!
27 Mar , 2018 by Matt Williams
After being assessed by the Standing Review Board, NASA has announced that the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope’s will be delayed until 2020.
Astronomy, James Webb Space Telescope, NASA
13 Mar , 2018 by Matt Williams
The James Webb Space Telescope just entered the final phase of integration and testing before being shipped off to French Guiana, where it will launch in 2019
Astronomy, James Webb Space Telescope
9 Mar , 2018 by Matt Williams
According to a new report from the Government Accountability Office, the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope is likely to be delayed again, and exceed its cost cap.
18 Dec , 2017 by Matt Williams
A research team recently applied a Google “neural net” to Kepler data, which conformed the existence of a star system with eight planets.
5 Dec , 2017 by Matt Williams
Of the many methods used to detect extra-solar planets, the most widely-used and effective is the Transit Photometry
30 Oct , 2017 by Matt Williams
Thanks to the efforts of a team of professional and amateur astronomers, the first extra-solar comets have been observed.
Astronomy, Stellar Evolution
15 Jun , 2017 by Matt Williams
A study by a team of international astronomers spotted something truly rare – a failed star orbiting a star near the end of its life
Astronomy, Exoplanets, Kepler Mission, News
4 Aug , 2016 by Matt Williams
An international team of scientists recently released a study that shows which of the Kepler exoplanets candidates are most like Earth
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