The Kepler Mission Has Discovered Nearly 100 New Exoplanets

Learning more about these planets could put our own home in a galactic context.

February 15, 2018

A New Telescope Trio Will Revolutionize the Way We Hunt for Exoplanets

ExTrA is no ordinary planet hunter.

January 24, 2018

NASA Is Using Machine Learning to Identify New Exoplanets

Get excited.

January 15, 2018

One Scientist Has a Plan to Send the Building Blocks of Life to Distant Exoplanets

But humans might not be around to see them arrive.

November 27, 2017

The ExoLife Finder Telescope Could Revolutionize the Search for Life on Exoplanets

It's first exoplanet up will be Proxima b in the Proxima Centauri star system.

September 19, 2017

Scientists Discover 3 New “Super-Earth” Exoplanets

These are the closest planets yet discovered by the Kepler K2 mission.

September 15, 2017

Planet 9 Probably Isn’t an Exoplanet, After All

There may be another planet beyond Neptune, but we probably didn't steal it from another sun.

September 8, 2017

Here’s Your Critical Guide to the Hospitable Earth-Like Exoplanets

The candidates for humanity's next home are...

August 16, 2017

New Studies Indicate Life on TRAPPIST-1’s Exoplanets Might be Impossible

“Because of the onslaught by the star’s radiation, our results suggest the atmosphere on planets in the TRAPPIST-1 system would largely be destroyed.”

July 20, 2017

PLATO Deep-Space Observatory Will Search for Exoplanets and Alien Life

PLATO will join Kepler in the mission to discover potentially habitable worlds.

July 4, 2017
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