It’s Official: Extragalactic Planets Are Real. So What the Hell’s on Them?

Let's take a second to pump the breaks on that hype train.

February 6, 2018

Planets in the TRAPPIST-1 System May Be Closer to Earth Than We Thought

Questions still remain as to whether they can support life.

February 5, 2018

Researchers Determine the Two TRAPPIST-1 Planets Most Likely to Support Life

The surface temperature of one is likely between 32°F and 59°F.

January 26, 2018

The Atmospheres of Distant Planets Guide Scientists in the Search for Alien Life

Oxygen isn't the only air life breathes.

January 25, 2018

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

ExTrA is no ordinary planet hunter.

January 24, 2018

NASA Is Planning the First-Ever Interstellar Mission

It would launch in the coming decades. Is there any hope of success?

December 27, 2017

NASA Discovery Proves That Solar Systems Like Our Own Exist

Solar systems like our own are out there. The quest for alien life continues.

December 14, 2017

This Discovery Could Change the Way We Search for Alien Life

These extremophiles can survive on air alone.

December 8, 2017

There’s a Planet With a 27,000 Year Orbit, and That’s Just the Beginning

This is one of the strangest worlds we've ever found.

November 25, 2017