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

Kepler’s Latest Batch of Alien Planets Reveals 20 ‘Second Earth’ Candidates

The search for life beyond Earth has just gotten much more manageable.

August 5, 2016

Two Exoplanets Discovered by the Kepler K2 Mission Are Candidates for Hosting Life

They have the right terrain, and the right distance from their host star.

July 25, 2016

Kepler Helps Discover Five Exoplanets Orbiting Star Similar to Our Sun

One planet was even the size of Jupiter. Where exactly was that one hiding?

July 5, 2016

Kepler Findings: NASA Announces Discovery of More Than 1,200 New Alien Planets

Our universe is truly an amazing, awe-inspiring, and enormous place.

May 10, 2016

WATCH LIVE: NASA to Announce Major Kepler Discoveries

New confirmed exoplanets? Earth 2.0? NASA will unveil the latest in space.

May 10, 2016

The Kepler Spacecraft Has Been Brought Back From the Dead

And the search for alien worlds continues.

April 12, 2016

Two Satellites Will Join Kepler in the Search for New Worlds

NASA’s TESS and ESA’s PLATO will be launching in 2018 and 2024 respectively to join Kepler in its search for new worlds.

November 4, 2015

NASA’s Kepler K2 Mission Could Discover Over 100 Alien Worlds Each Year

NASA’s Kepler spacecraft, our most successful exoplanet hunter ever, is showing that (even with its two disabled reaction wheels) it can still detect new alien worlds. After the spacecraft lost the...

September 14, 2015

NASA’s Kepler Mission Discovers Earth’s Cousin

Our planet is not alone. NASA Ames Research Center In a press conference today, NASA revealed remarkable new Kepler findings. They have discovered a planet, Kepler 452B, that has the best chance of...

July 23, 2015
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