An international team of scientists have discovered an Earth-size exoplanet that’s capable of supporting liquid water. The team made the disvoery while re-analzying older observations from NASA’s...
By combing through data collected by NASA’s planet-hunting Kepler space telescope, an astronomy student at the University of British Columbia has discovered an impressive 17 new planets — including...
A team of astronomers from the University of Cambridge determined that an exoplanet called K2-18b is capable of holding liquid water at habitable conditions. The massive planet just 124 light-years...
A team of astronomers at Penn State just confirmed the existence of G 9-40b, a gigantic super-Earth only roughly 90 light years from Earth. The team used the astronomical spectrograph called The...
Evidence of a high-energy particle flair from deep space was found nestled among data first captured by the Kepler Space Telescope in 2011. Until now that flair had scientists stumped for answers...
Two stars that make up the binary system called V Sagittae, dim constellation visible from Earth but 1,100 light years away, are going to collide in an enormous explosion according to astronomers....
Kirby’s Dreamworld In case you needed more evidence that the universe is infinitely baffling, scientists just revealed more information about a bizarre type of exoplanet so light that they have...
Detecting liquid water on exoplanets is a big deal since that means they have the ability to harbor life — and the more discoveries we make, the surer we get that we’re not alone in the universe. A...
The Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 satellite has successfully unfurled its massive boxing ring-sized solar sail on Tuesday and is getting ready to absorb solar rays as its only energy source for...
NASA just dropped an astonishing elaborate map of the over 4,003 exoplanets that we know to exist outside our Solar System. Accompanying the map is a video that takes you through the number of...