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.
1 Jul , 2018 by Matt Williams
In response to the report issued by an Independent Review Board, NASA has decided to delay the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope to 2021.
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.
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