The most Earth-like exoplanet discovered, 300 light-years away, orbiting in the habitable zone of its star., hidden in early NASA Kepler data.
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New study provides most accurate estimate of frequency that exoplanets similar to Earth occur around stars similar to our sun.
Astronomers using a new method to find small planets orbiting nearby stars, which previous surveys had overlooked, discovered 18 Earth-sized exoplanets.
A system of at least five exoplanets has been discovered by citizen scientists through a project called Exoplanet Explorers.
With the discovery of an eighth planet, the Kepler-90 system is the first to tie with our solar system in number of planets.
Luke Skywalker’s home planet Tatooine in “Star Wars,” with two suns in its sky, looks like a parched, sandy desert world.
If you cast your eyes toward the constellation Cygnus, you’ll be looking in the direction of the largest exoplanet yet discovered around a double-star system.
A laser cloaking device could hide our planet from extraterrestrial intelligence, that didn’t want to visit us in peace.
The brilliant flash of an exploding star’s shockwave, is illustrated in this cartoon animation, created by NASA’s Ames Research Center…
Astronomers believe there really is something weird happening around KIC 8462852 star, that’s 1480 light-years away.