red dwarf

LOFAR Sees Strange Radio Signals Hinting at Hidden Exoplanets

LOFAR sees ‘exoplanet aurorae’ near distant red dwarf suns.

2 months ago

TESS Finds its First Earth-Sized World in the Habitable Zone of a Star

NASA's TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) has found its first Earth-sized planet located in the habitable zone of its host…

2 years ago

Astronomers Catch a Superflare From a Puny Star

Astronomers recently spied a massive flare on a tiny diminutive star, a powerful, radiation spewing event that you wouldn't want…

3 years ago

A Red Dwarf Blasts off a Superflare. Any Life on its Planets Would Have a Very Bad Day

Astronomers observed a red dwarf superflare much more powerful than anything our Sun can produce. Bad news for any habitable-zone…

3 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout: April 4, 2018: Mathew Anderson’s “Habitable Exoplanets”

Hosts: Fraser Cain (universetoday.com / @fcain) Dr. Paul M. Sutter (pmsutter.com / @PaulMattSutter) Dr. Kimberly Cartier (KimberlyCartier.org / @AstroKimCartier )…

4 years ago

Red Dwarf Star, Planet Orbiting at Right Angles. Mayhem.

A new study of a well-known exoplanet has revealed something very strange. Apparently, the planet orbits its star from pole…

4 years ago

7 Questions For 7 New Planets

The TRAPPIST 7 have some explaining to do. Are they really Earth-like and potentially habitable?

5 years ago

New Study Says Proxima b Could Support Life

A new study details simulations that suggest that Proxima b could support life, assuming it has a magnetic field and…

5 years ago

Venus-like Exoplanet 39 Light Years Distant Is Probably Baked & Sterile

A team of scientist from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics may have unlocked the secret behind the Venus-like exoplanet Gf…

5 years ago

Can Stars Be Cold?

Stars are hot, we know that, everyone knows that. But are there “cold stars”? It all depends on what you…

6 years ago