Red Dwarf Stars

Water Worlds Don’t Stay Wet for Very Long

A new study led by Princeton University shows that water worlds are likely to be stripped of their atmospheres (and…

6 years ago

New Study Claims that TRAPPIST-1 Could Also Have Gas Giants

A new study led by researchers from the Carnegie Institute of Science indicates that TRAPPIST-1 could also be orbited by…

6 years ago

Ultraviolet Light Could Point the Way To Life Throughout the Universe

A new study from the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics indicates that UV radiation may be the key to finding…

6 years ago

Potentially Habitable, Tidally-Locked Exoplanets May be Very Common, say New Study

A new study from the University of Washington indicates that tidally-locked planets may be quite common, a finding which has…

7 years ago

Bad News For Proxima b: An Earth-Like Atmosphere Might Not Survive There

A new study led by researchers from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center indicates that Proxima b would be likely to…

7 years ago

Earth-Sized Planet Takes Just Four Hours to Orbit its Star

The Kepler space observatory has made some interesting finds since it began its mission back in March of 2009. Even…

7 years ago

Strange Radio Signals Detected from a Nearby Star

A recent survey conducted by the Arecibo Observatory detected a strange radio signal coming from Ross 128, a star system…

7 years ago

Even Though Red Dwarfs Have Long Lasting Habitable Zones, They’d be Brutal to Life

Two new studies from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) have thrown some cold water on the notion that planets…

7 years ago

Planets Around Stars like Proxima Centauri are Probably Earth-Sized Water Worlds

A new study from the University of Bern indicates that most planets that orbit red dwarf stars might be water…

7 years ago

How Many Planets are There in the Galaxy?

Humans have wondered how many planets could exist within our Galaxy, and some of our best estimates say there could…

7 years ago