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Three Possible Super-Earths Discovered Around Nearby Sun-Like Star...
Universe Today | 2017-09-13 22:40 UTC
A recent study involving data collected by the K2 mission has revealed three possible Super-Earths around a nearby Sun-like star. The post Three Possible Super-Earths Discovered Around Nearby Sun-Like Star appeared first on Universe Today.
By aphrodite on 2017-09-14 00:47 UTC
Three 'super-Earth' exoplanets orbiting nearby star discovered...
Phys.org | 2017-09-13 13:10 UTC
(Phys.org)NASA's prolonged Kepler mission, known as K2, has made another significant discovery, revealing the existence of three new exoplanets. The newly found alien worlds circle the nearby star GJ 9827 and were classified as "super-Earths." The finding
By ceres on 2017-09-13 17:13 UTC
Stephen Hawking thinks humans will settle on other planets within 100 years...
International Business Times UK | 2017-09-11 16:47 UTC
The most likely candidate for colonisation will be the planet Proxima b which is around 4 light years away.
By ceres on 2017-09-12 16:04 UTC
"Alien Air" --Proposed NASA Mission to Probe 1000 Exoplanet Atmospheres (VIDEO)...
The Daily Galaxy | 2017-09-05 19:37 UTC
One of NASA’s proposed missions, known as the Fast INfrared Exoplanet Spectroscopy Survey Explorer (FINESSE), could greatly improve our understanding of extrasolar worlds. If selected for development, the spacecraft will investigate at least 500 exoplanet
By rjx32 on 2017-09-06 00:43 UTC
'Star Trek' actor Shatner sends message to Voyager...
Phys.org | 2017-09-05 20:44 UTC
NASA announced the winner Tuesday of a contest to send a message to the Voyager spacecraft which launched 40 years ago on a historic mission to explore the outer planets.
By rjx32 on 2017-09-06 00:43 UTC
Huge Asteroid 'Florence' Flies by Earth: How to See It in Backyard Telescopes...
Space.com | 2017-08-31 11:51 UTC
The enormous asteroid Florence zoomed safely past Earth on Friday (Sept. 1), providing an opportunity for skywatchers to look at the small body in backyard telescopes.
By aphrodite on 2017-09-04 06:13 UTC
Hubble delivers first hints of possible water content of TRAPPIST-1 planets...
Phys.org | 2017-08-31 14:39 UTC
An international team of astronomers used the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to estimate whether there might be water on the seven earth-sized planets orbiting the nearby dwarf star TRAPPIST-1. The results suggest that the outer planets of the system mig
By viper1 on 2017-08-31 15:21 UTC
Proposed Orbiter Could Probe the Ocean Beneath Saturn's Moon Titan...
Space.com | 2017-08-24 11:30 UTC
An orbiter around Saturn's largest moon would study the intriguing methane- and ethane-rich surface while looking for signs of what's going on in the ocean beneath.
By ceres on 2017-08-24 13:38 UTC
Alien megastructure star may host Saturn-like exoplanet...
New Scientist | 2017-08-23 07:00 UTC
Rather than being caused by extraterrestrial construction, the bizarre dimming of Tabbys star could instead be due to a closely orbiting, ringed planet
By ceres on 2017-08-23 13:35 UTC
Snow Falls on Mars in the Summer...
National Geographic | 2017-08-21 15:01 UTC
The red planet gets a dusting from unexpected bursts of snow flurries, according to new atmospheric simulations.
By ceres on 2017-08-21 16:45 UTC
Who owns Mars? Mining puts spotlight on out of this world property claims...
livemint | 2017-08-21 13:24 UTC
The question has become more than philosophical as a growing number of firms have set their sights on the resources of outer space asteroids and Mars
By viper1 on 2017-08-21 14:30 UTC
NASA's Rocket to Nowhere Finally Has a Destination...
Wired | 2017-08-17 11:00 UTC
With a lunar orbit mission on the docket, NASA's contractors for the Space Launch System continue testing with new focus.
By viper1 on 2017-08-17 13:18 UTC
TRAPPIST-1 twice as old as our solar system...
UPI | 2017-08-11 18:11 UTC
Astronomers have narrowed in on a more precise estimate of the TRAPPIST-1 system. Scientists believe the system is between 5.4 and 9.8 billion years old.
By ceres on 2017-08-11 18:27 UTC
The James Webb Space Telescope, billed as NASAs premier observatory of the next decade, could provide an unparalleled view of Proxima Centauri b after it launches....
Seeker | 2017-08-09 11:00 UTC
Credit: ESO/M. KornmesserAround this time last year, astronomers excitedly announced the discovery of a planet roughly the size of Earth that was found to be orbiting the star Proxima Centauri. At a mere 4.2 light-years away, Proxima Centauri b the n
By ceres on 2017-08-09 13:18 UTC
"12 Light Years Away" --Four Rocky, Earth-Like Planets Detected Orbiting Our Nearest Sun-like Star, Tau Ceti...
The Daily Galaxy | 2017-08-08 16:16 UTC
Sun-like stars are thought to be the best targets in the search for habitable Earth-like planets due to their similarity to the sun. Unlike more common smaller stars, such as the red dwarf stars Proxima Centauri and Trappist-1, they are...  
By ceres on 2017-08-08 19:23 UTC
Life in the Saturn System? Cassini Has Shown It's Possible...
Space.com | 2017-08-07 11:49 UTC
The European-American Cassini spacecraft has found that three of Saturn's many moons likely host subsurface oceans and may be capable of supporting life.
By viper1 on 2017-08-07 13:46 UTC
New work offers fresh evidence supporting the supernova shock wave theory of our Solar System's origin...
Phys.org | 2017-08-03 14:49 UTC
According to one longstanding theory, our Solar System's formation was triggered by a shock wave from an exploding supernova. The shock wave injected material from the exploding star into a neighboring cloud of dust and gas, causing it to collapse in on i
By ceres on 2017-08-03 15:53 UTC
Cameras on NASA Exoplanet Spacecraft Slightly Out of Focus...
Space.com | 2017-08-02 15:20 UTC
Cameras recently installed on NASA's planet-hunting TESS spacecraft will be slightly out of focus once launched, but the agency said that will not affect the mission's science.
By ceres on 2017-08-03 15:52 UTC
Hubble Detects Blazingly Hot Exoplanet -- "Its Water Atmosphere Glows"...
The Daily Galaxy | 2017-08-02 22:50 UTC
Scientists have discovered the strongest evidence to date for a stratosphere on a planet outside our solar system, or exoplanet. A stratosphere is a layer of atmosphere in which temperature increases with higher altitudes. "This result is exciting be
By ceres on 2017-08-03 15:51 UTC
Earth-like atmosphere may not survive Proxima b's orbit...
ScienceDaily.com | 2017-07-31 20:41 UTC
An Earth-like planet outside the solar system may not be able to keep a grip on its atmosphere, leaving the surface exposed to harmful stellar radiation and reducing its potential for habitability.
By ceres on 2017-08-01 01:15 UTC
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