Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, Habitability
25 Oct , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study led by Princeton University shows that water worlds are likely to be stripped of their atmospheres (and most of their water) before too long
20 Oct , 2017 by Matt Williams
A recent study from NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) has produced a new 3-D model for determining exoplanet habitability.
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets
1 Sep , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study from the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics indicates that UV radiation may be the key to finding life on other planets
15 Aug , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study from the University of Washington indicates that tidally-locked planets may be quite common, a finding which has implications for exoplanet habitability
14 Aug , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study by a pair of astronomers has revealed that the TRAPPIST-1 system is up to twice as old as the Solar System, which could have drastic implications for habitability.
4 Aug , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study led by researchers from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center indicates that Proxima b would be likely to retain an Earth-like atmosphere.
Astronomy, Exoplanets, TRAPPIST-1
14 Jul , 2017 by Matt Williams
Two new studies from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) have thrown some cold water on the notion that planets in the TRAPPIST-1 system might be habitable.
7 Jun , 2017 by Matt Williams
A study presented at the annual meeting of the American Astronomical Society this week has dealt another blow to the case for finding habitable planets around red dwarf stars.
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, TRAPPIST-1
23 May , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study by an international team of researchers has revealed information about the surface conditions on TRAPPIST-1’s outermost planet.
Astronomy, Proxima b
17 May , 2017 by Matt Williams
According to a series of simulations conducted by scientists from the University of Exeter and the Met Office, it is possible that Proxima b is indeed habitable
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