NASA ‘retires’ planet-hunting Kepler space telescope, that discovered 2,600 exoplanets.
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NASA’s Kepler space telescope mission has just verified 1,284 new planets, doubling its haul in largest exoplanet discovery ever. 2,325 exoplanets and counting…
NASA’s newly developed technique to spot new planets by using the Kepler space telescope, confirmed the existence of 715 exoplanets, including four that they are in habitable
NASA’s Kepler Planet-Hunting telescope has lost its ability to point toward stars, because one of the reaction wheels that control the telescope’s orientation in space,
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Scientists say exoplanets circling carbon-rich stars could be made of diamond and silica.