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

February 15, 2018

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

August 5, 2016

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

July 25, 2016

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

July 5, 2016

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

May 10, 2016

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

May 10, 2016

And the search for alien worlds continues.

April 12, 2016

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 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

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