super-Earth planets

TESS Just Found its First Earth-Sized World

NASA's new planet-hunting telescope, TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite), just found its first Earth-sized world. Though the Earth-sized planet, and…

3 years ago

New Study Claims There are Four Exoplanets Around Nearest Sun-Like Star!

A recent study by an international team of scientists has revealed four Earth-like planets around tau Ceti, a Sun-like star…

5 years ago

What is a Terrestrial Planet?

Earth and all the other inner planets of the Solar System have something in common: they are composed of silicate…

7 years ago

Exoplanet-Hunting TESS Satellite to be Launched by SpaceX

The search for exoplanets is heating up, thanks to the deployment of space telescopes like Kepler and the development of…

7 years ago