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Biodiversity on Some Alien Planets May Dwarf That of Earth - Space.com
  1. Biodiversity on Some Alien Planets May Dwarf That of Earth  Space.com
  2. Habitable type planets found around nearby small mass star  Phys.org
  3. Other planets could be filled with even more life than Earth, scientists say  The Independent
  4. Alien planet could have greater variety of life than EARTH, surprise study claims  The Sun
  5. Exoplanets could have better conditions for life than Earth, study says  CNN
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Scientists Discover 2nd Alien Planet Around Star Beta Pictoris — and It's Huge - Space.com
Scientists Discover 2nd Alien Planet Around Star Beta Pictoris — and It's Huge  Space.com

The solar system around a star called Beta Pictoris was already a pretty interesting place, with a large planet scientists have actually seen and a huge amount of ...


Discovery Alert: Rocky Planet Swelters Under Three Red Suns - NASA Exoplanet Exploration and Discovery
Discovery Alert: Rocky Planet Swelters Under Three Red Suns  NASA Exoplanet Exploration and Discovery

Astronomers find an oven-hot exoplanet in a triple star system.


Why Pluto is no longer a planet (or is it?) - CNN
Why Pluto is no longer a planet (or is it?)  CNN

Pluto was long considered our solar system's ninth planet. Learn why Pluto had a drop in status.


3 Earth-sized exoplanets found just 12 light-years away - Astronomy Magazine
3 Earth-sized exoplanets found just 12 light-years away  Astronomy Magazine

There is a triplet of Earth-sized planet candidates orbiting a star just 12 light-years away, a new study has found. And one appears to be in the habitable zone.


This Weird, Rocky Planet Has No Atmosphere - Space.com
This Weird, Rocky Planet Has No Atmosphere  Space.com

A rocky exoplanet has no atmosphere, supporting the theory that planets around smaller stars are more susceptible to not having a substantial atmosphere.


Storms on Jupiter are disturbing the planet's colorful belts: Radio, IR and optical observations show evolution of plumes and their impact on belts and zones - Science Daily
Storms on Jupiter are disturbing the planet's colorful belts: Radio, IR and optical observations show evolution of plumes and their impact on belts and zones  Science Daily

Coordinated observations of Jupiter in early 2017 by six ground-based telescopes and Hubble allowed astronomers to study the evolution of bright plumes and ...


NASA finds three alien planets, including the 'missing link' - Fox News
NASA finds three alien planets, including the 'missing link'  Fox News

If a planet with three suns isn't your thing, what about a sun with three planets? NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has found a star, known as ...


30 Years Ago: Voyager 2's Historic Neptune Flyby - Jet Propulsion Laboratory
30 Years Ago: Voyager 2's Historic Neptune Flyby  Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Humanity's first and (so far) last visit to the outermost giant planet in our solar system was a monumental event for scientists and the public alike.


New planet discovered in orbit of young Milky Way star - Phys.org
New planet discovered in orbit of young Milky Way star  Phys.org

A second planet has been discovered circling Beta Pictoris, a fledgling star in our own galaxy offering astronomers a rare glimpse of a planetary system in the ...


New Timeline for 'Giant Planet Migration' May Rewrite History of Our Solar System - Space.com
New Timeline for 'Giant Planet Migration' May Rewrite History of Our Solar System  Space.com

A new study pinpoints the age of giant planet migration in our solar system.


Frozen Earthlike planets could support life: study - Fox News
Frozen Earthlike planets could support life: study  Fox News

A new study suggests that frozen alien planets may actually have a greater chance to support complex life than originally believed.


TESS discovers three new planets nearby, including temperate “sub-Neptune” - MIT News
TESS discovers three new planets nearby, including temperate “sub-Neptune”  MIT News

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, or TESS, has discovered three new worlds that are among the smallest, nearest exoplanets known to date.


Astronomers Image the Atmosphere of a Red Dwarf Planet for the First Time. Spoiler Alert, it's a Terrible Place to Live - Universe Today
Astronomers Image the Atmosphere of a Red Dwarf Planet for the First Time. Spoiler Alert, it's a Terrible Place to Live  Universe Today

The field of exoplanet research continues to grow by leaps and bounds. Thanks to missions like the Kepler Space Telescope, over four-thousand planets have ...


NASA bombshell: How ‘entirely new class of planet’ stunned space agency scientists - Express.co.uk
NASA bombshell: How ‘entirely new class of planet’ stunned space agency scientists  Express.co.uk

NASA discovered an “entirely new class of planet” at the very edge of the Solar System, a new documentary has revealed.


Why are dead planets beaming radio waves into space? Astronomers on cusp of big discovery - Express.co.uk
Why are dead planets beaming radio waves into space? Astronomers on cusp of big discovery  Express.co.uk

DEAD planetary cores orbiting white dwarf stars can emit radio waves into space for billions of years, astronomers in the UK have revealed.


New images from asteroid probe yield clues on planet formation (Update) - Phys.org
New images from asteroid probe yield clues on planet formation (Update)  Phys.org

Photographs snapped by a shoebox-sized probe that explored the near-Earth asteroid Ryugu offer new clues about its composition, insights that are expected to ...


Earth-like planets could survive brutal supermassive black hole encounters - Metro.co.uk
Earth-like planets could survive brutal supermassive black hole encounters  Metro.co.uk

If a black hole suddenly appeared on the horizon, you'd expect it to scoff Planet Earth and then snack on the rest of the solar system for afters. But is that really ...


NASA news: Juno reveals young Jupiter hit by planet 10 TIMES heavier than Earth - Express.co.uk
NASA news: Juno reveals young Jupiter hit by planet 10 TIMES heavier than Earth  Express.co.uk

A cosmic, head-on collision between Jupiter and a protoplanet 4.5 billion years ago, could finally explain surprising readings made by NASA's Juno spacecraft.


Planet GJ 357 d: Potentially habitable super-Earth discovered - CBS News
Planet GJ 357 d: Potentially habitable super-Earth discovered  CBS News

31 light years away, a new planet has been found by NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite.


Alien Planets Can Boast Greater Variety of Life Than Earth, New Study Says - Sputnik International
Alien Planets Can Boast Greater Variety of Life Than Earth, New Study Says  Sputnik International

Using a software suite designed by NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies, the science team determined a combination of factors which result in conditions ...


We Could Detect Extraterrestrials Because They May Glow, Scientists Say - Livescience.com
We Could Detect Extraterrestrials Because They May Glow, Scientists Say  Livescience.com

Extraterrestrial life could glow in spectacular reds and greens. Why? To shield itself from punishing flares of UV radiation.


NASA-JPL Names 'Rolling Stones Rock' on Mars - Jet Propulsion Laboratory
NASA-JPL Names 'Rolling Stones Rock' on Mars  Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA's Mars InSight mission honored one of the biggest bands of all time at Pasadena concert.


AAS, DPS Launch Gold Open Access Planetary Science Journal - Planetary News
AAS, DPS Launch Gold Open Access Planetary Science Journal  Planetary News

Research articles reporting significant developments, discoveries, and theories abo Fullsize cover proposal-v2.indd ut planets, moons, small bodies, and the ...


Why We Need to Get Back to Venus - NC State News
Why We Need to Get Back to Venus  NC State News

Paul Byrne explains why we need to get back to our cosmic neighbor.


Planets orbiting distant stars outside our solar system are potentially more habitable than Earth - The London Economic
Planets orbiting distant stars outside our solar system are potentially more habitable than Earth  The London Economic

Planets orbiting distant stars outside our solar system may have an even greater variety of life than earth, harbouring weird and wonderful aliens beyond our ...


Dead planets can 'broadcast' their 'zombie signals' for almost a billion years, study says - Fox News
Dead planets can 'broadcast' their 'zombie signals' for almost a billion years, study says  Fox News

Planets that have been dead for almost a billion years may still be able to "broadcast" their signals in space, according to a new study.


Sri Lanka on an astronomical high - The Hindu
Sri Lanka on an astronomical high  The Hindu

In Sri Lanka's political terrain, national security and the presidential race are the main talking points this season, both bringing a measure of anxiety for many.


A planet without an atmosphere bolsters concerns about bodies orbiting stars smaller than the sun - Phys.Org
A planet without an atmosphere bolsters concerns about bodies orbiting stars smaller than the sun  Phys.Org

Most of the terrestrial planets in the galaxy orbit stars smaller than the sun. Because of their sheer numbers, they would seem to be promising candidates in the ...


Study: Exoplanets could have better conditions for life than Earth - KESQ
Study: Exoplanets could have better conditions for life than Earth  KESQ

Earth seems like the perfect hub for life because it's the only planet known so far to host it -- but new research suggests that other planets could have oceans that ...


Last chance: See the moon near these 2 planets Sunday night - AccuWeather.com
Last chance: See the moon near these 2 planets Sunday night  AccuWeather.com

This weekend is featuring an astronomical alignment involving the moon, Saturn and Jupiter that will be great for stargazers of all ages.


The Uncertainty of Detecting Planets - NC State News
The Uncertainty of Detecting Planets  NC State News

Uncertainty, exoplanets, and how we learn more about planets in other parts of the universe.


Space News: NASA gets a rare look at a rocky exoplanet's surface - Lake County News
Space News: NASA gets a rare look at a rocky exoplanet's surface  Lake County News

A new study using data from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope provides a rare glimpse of conditions on the surface of a rocky planet orbiting a star beyond the ...


Second giant planet found orbiting Beta Pictoris – Astronomy Now - Astronomy Now Online
Second giant planet found orbiting Beta Pictoris – Astronomy Now  Astronomy Now Online

Analysing 10 years of high resolution spectroscopic data collected by the HARPS instrument at the European Southern Observatory's La Silla Observatory in ...


Do we need a backup planet to survive? - The Hans India
Do we need a backup planet to survive?  The Hans India

Billionaire entrepreneurs Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos are at the forefront of a new age commercial space exploration programmes and actually working towards ...


Alien life breakthrough: Earth-like ice planets COULD support life - Express.co.uk
Alien life breakthrough: Earth-like ice planets COULD support life  Express.co.uk

Snowball planets, watery Earth-like worlds so distant from suns their oceans have frozen to the equator have long been considered inhospitable due to the ...


Red Suns Could Light the Way to Alien Life - Popular Mechanics
Red Suns Could Light the Way to Alien Life  Popular Mechanics

An energy source that astronomers have long regarded as destructive could, in fact, help discover alien life. Powerful ultraviolet radiation flares from red dwarfs ...


The Planet's Climate Is Changing, But Is It Time To Panic? - KNPR
The Planet's Climate Is Changing, But Is It Time To Panic?  KNPR

There's a question out there related to climate change that everyone asks but no one seems to have a good answer for: When will climate change reach the ...


Why so glum for those on Planet Remain? We’re loving it on Planet Brexit - The Sun
Why so glum for those on Planet Remain? We’re loving it on Planet Brexit  The Sun

IF you want to see how out of touch the chattering classes are, look no further than the No Deal issue. The elites talk about No Deal as if it will be the worst thing ...


Missouri woman batty about rescuing, rehabilitating planet's only flying mammal - The Columbian
Missouri woman batty about rescuing, rehabilitating planet's only flying mammal  The Columbian

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Mo. — Donna Mowery really ought to have her own bat signal. In the last seven years, Mowery has become the go-to bat rehabilitation ...


Jupiter shock: Incredibly rare moment mysterious object slams into planet in white flash - Express.co.uk
Jupiter shock: Incredibly rare moment mysterious object slams into planet in white flash  Express.co.uk

Ethan Chappel, a photographer from Texas, managed to film the rare moment an object slammed into the side of Jupiter. A video shows the object, which is ...


Stargazers wanted: here's your chance to name a planet - DutchNews.nl
Stargazers wanted: here's your chance to name a planet  DutchNews.nl

From today, people in the Netherlands can come up with suggestions for the name of a planet and a star, which currently go by the moniker HAT-P-6b and ...


Astronomers Spy the Surface of an Airless, Mercury-Like World - Smithsonian.com
Astronomers Spy the Surface of an Airless, Mercury-Like World  Smithsonian.com

By measuring the heat coming from a planet nearly 49 light-years away, astronomers were able to glean some information about the surface of the rocky ...


Two planets orbiting a nearby star could have oceans and maybe life - New Scientist
Two planets orbiting a nearby star could have oceans and maybe life  New Scientist

Teegarden's star, 12.5 light years away, is orbited by two planets, and even if they have very thin atmospheres they may be able to maintain liquid oceans.


New exoplanet is smallest to be precisely measured - UChicago News
New exoplanet is smallest to be precisely measured  UChicago News

Earthlings have long daydreamed about faraway planets, but only recently have scientists been able to identify thousands of new exoplanets—and to learn more ...


Pluto was discovered 110 years ago - but is it actually a planet? - Mirror Online
Pluto was discovered 110 years ago - but is it actually a planet?  Mirror Online

Here's everything you need to know about Pluto, including how it was discovered, and why it's not officially a planet anymore.


NASA news: Hubble telescope snaps dying star in a ‘gloomy scene’ that confused astronomers - Express.co.uk
NASA news: Hubble telescope snaps dying star in a ‘gloomy scene’ that confused astronomers  Express.co.uk

NASA'S Hubble Space Telescope snapped this incredible picture of a dying star that confused astronomers who first encountered it.


Backyard Universe: Summer brings evening planets, meteors - The Fayetteville Observer
Backyard Universe: Summer brings evening planets, meteors  The Fayetteville Observer

Whether you have a telescope or not, this summer will serve up some rewarding views on clear nights.The downside is that because it's summer and because of ...


Earliest Ever 'Earth Overshoot Day' Shows Humanity's Consumption of Planet's Natural Resources Raging Unabated - Common Dreams
Earliest Ever 'Earth Overshoot Day' Shows Humanity's Consumption of Planet's Natural Resources Raging Unabated  Common Dreams

There are more than five months left in the year, but on Monday humankind had already burned through the planet's ecological resource budget for 2019.


Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, the ‘planet’s lungs’, is burning at a record rate, research says - WQAD Moline
Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, the ‘planet’s lungs’, is burning at a record rate, research says  WQAD Moline

(CNN) -- Fires are raging at a record rate in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and scientists warn it could strike a devastating blow to the fight against climate change.


Dragon Ball Super Reveals the Fate of New Namek - Comicbook.com
Dragon Ball Super Reveals the Fate of New Namek  Comicbook.com

Dragon Ball Super's Galactic Patrol Prisoner arc has reached a surprising impasse as the fight between Goku, Vegeta and newest villain Planet Eater Moro has ...


3 Earth-sized planets found, only 12 light-years away & possible water - TweakTown
3 Earth-sized planets found, only 12 light-years away & possible water  TweakTown

Astronomers have located three Earth-sized planets which are orbiting a neighboring star that is about 12 light-years away.


Analysis shows 1-in-6 stars may host Earth-size planets – Astronomy Now - Astronomy Now Online
Analysis shows 1-in-6 stars may host Earth-size planets – Astronomy Now  Astronomy Now Online

A new statistical analysis based on archived data from NASA's exoplanet-hunting Kepler spacecraft and ESA's Gaia shows Earth-size planets are likely orbiting ...


September skies welcome backyard astronomers - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
September skies welcome backyard astronomers  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

In a new monthly column debuting today in the Herald-Tribune, Howard Hochhalter, manager of The Planetarium at The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature ...


Valuation Now: – Bank of America Corporation, (NYSE: BAC) - News Planets
Valuation Now: – Bank of America Corporation, (NYSE: BAC)  News Planets

The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a technical indicator used in the analysis of financial markets. It is intended to chart the current and historical strength or ...


Space Photos of the Week: Hubbub Over Hubble - WIRED
Space Photos of the Week: Hubbub Over Hubble  WIRED

You can't beat space telescopes for an unencumbered view of the cosmos.


Watch List News: – Mylan NV, (NASDAQ: MYL) - News Planets
Watch List News: – Mylan NV, (NASDAQ: MYL)  News Planets

The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a technical indicator used in the analysis of financial markets. It is intended to chart the current and historical strength or ...


Study shows some exoplanets may have greater variety of life than exists on Earth - EurekAlert
Study shows some exoplanets may have greater variety of life than exists on Earth  EurekAlert

A new study indicates that some exoplanets may have better conditions for life to thrive than Earth itself has. 'This is a surprising conclusion', said lead ...


Watch List News: – Kinder Morgan, Inc., (NYSE: KMI) - News Planets
Watch List News: – Kinder Morgan, Inc., (NYSE: KMI)  News Planets

The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a technical indicator used in the analysis of financial markets. It is intended to chart the current and historical strength or ...


Swift Change: – Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., (NASDAQ: WBA) - News Planets
Swift Change: – Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., (NASDAQ: WBA)  News Planets

The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a technical indicator used in the analysis of financial markets. It is intended to chart the current and historical strength or ...


Further Upside Possible : – Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc., (NASDAQ: SRPT) - News Planets
Further Upside Possible : – Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc., (NASDAQ: SRPT)  News Planets

The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a technical indicator used in the analysis of financial markets. It is intended to chart the current and historical strength or ...


Present Valuation: – Xcel Energy Inc., (NASDAQ: XEL) - News Planets
Present Valuation: – Xcel Energy Inc., (NASDAQ: XEL)  News Planets

The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a technical indicator used in the analysis of financial markets. It is intended to chart the current and historical strength or ...


Shocking Alteration: – Wells Fargo & Company, (NYSE: WFC) - News Planets
Shocking Alteration: – Wells Fargo & Company, (NYSE: WFC)  News Planets

The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a technical indicator used in the analysis of financial markets. It is intended to chart the current and historical strength or ...


Further Upside Possible : – Oracle Corporation, (NYSE: ORCL) - News Planets
Further Upside Possible : – Oracle Corporation, (NYSE: ORCL)  News Planets

The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a technical indicator used in the analysis of financial markets. It is intended to chart the current and historical strength or ...


'July Has Re-Written Climate History': Month Could Go Down as Planet's Hottest Ever - Common Dreams
'July Has Re-Written Climate History': Month Could Go Down as Planet's Hottest Ever  Common Dreams

The World Meteorological Organization said Thursday that July 2019 may go down as the hottest month the planet has seen thus far in recorded history.


Icarus Special Issue on Kuiper Belt Science | Planetary News - Planetary News
Icarus Special Issue on Kuiper Belt Science | Planetary News  Planetary News

Final Announcement for Icarus Special Issue on Kuiper Belt Science. Discoveries about the Kuiper Belt and Trans-Neptunian Objects have been accelerating ...


When Will The Slump End? – Nokia Corporation, (NYSE: NOK) - News Planets
When Will The Slump End? – Nokia Corporation, (NYSE: NOK)  News Planets

The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a technical indicator used in the analysis of financial markets. It is intended to chart the current and historical strength or ...


Nearest Star System May Have a Second Planet - Eos
Nearest Star System May Have a Second Planet  Eos

In 2016, astronomers announced the discovery of a rocky, habitable, Earth-sized planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, the closest star beyond our solar system.


Tech Stock To Watch: – Amcor plc, (NYSE: AMCR) - News Planets
Tech Stock To Watch: – Amcor plc, (NYSE: AMCR)  News Planets

The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a technical indicator used in the analysis of financial markets. It is intended to chart the current and historical strength or ...


Largest-of-its-kind coral study offers plan to save the planet's reefs - UPI News
Largest-of-its-kind coral study offers plan to save the planet's reefs  UPI News

A new survey of coral communities -- the largest of its kind, according to the research team -- has offered a roadmap for protecting Earth's reefs.


Scientists Discover New Planet with Three Red Suns - The Weather Channel
Scientists Discover New Planet with Three Red Suns  The Weather Channel

NASA's Exoplanet Exploration Program has announced the discovery of a new planet with three suns in its sky. The planet, named 'LTT 1445Ab', is 22 ...


Cloudy Skies Will Dissipate : – Yamana Gold Inc., (NYSE: AUY) - News Planets
Cloudy Skies Will Dissipate : – Yamana Gold Inc., (NYSE: AUY)  News Planets

The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a technical indicator used in the analysis of financial markets. It is intended to chart the current and historical strength or ...


A brief astronomical history of Saturn's amazing rings > News > USC Dornsife - USC News
A brief astronomical history of Saturn's amazing rings > News > USC Dornsife  USC News

Although the rings of Saturn may look like a permanent fixture of the planet, they are ever-changing. New analyses of the rings reveal how and when they were ...


Interested In Stock? – Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc., (NASDAQ: HMNY) - News Planets
Interested In Stock? – Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc., (NASDAQ: HMNY)  News Planets

The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a technical indicator used in the analysis of financial markets. It is intended to chart the current and historical strength or ...


Scientists' climate-change warnings accompany news July 2019 was the planet's hottest month in recorded history - Straight.com
Scientists' climate-change warnings accompany news July 2019 was the planet's hottest month in recorded history  Straight.com

For the Earth as a whole, July 2019 was the hottest month ever recorded by humans.


New Gold Open Access Planetary Science Journal Launched - Space Daily
New Gold Open Access Planetary Science Journal Launched  Space Daily

Research articles reporting significant developments, discoveries, and theories about planets, moons, small bodies, and the interactions among them will soon ...


Commercial fishing to blame for planet's declining shark numbers - UPI News
Commercial fishing to blame for planet's declining shark numbers  UPI News

Shark populations are shrinking across the globe and new research suggests commercial fishing is to blame.


New space discovery sheds light on how planets form - Phys.org
New space discovery sheds light on how planets form  Phys.org

Researchers at Dartmouth College have discovered a planet orbiting one of the brightest young stars known, according to a study published in the journal The ...


Discovery Alert: New Twin Planets Prompt Comparisons to Earth - NASA Exoplanet Exploration and Discovery
Discovery Alert: New Twin Planets Prompt Comparisons to Earth  NASA Exoplanet Exploration and Discovery

Two newly discovered planets have about the same "weight" – or mass – as planet Earth.


Moons that escape their planets could become ‘ploonets’ - Science News
Moons that escape their planets could become ‘ploonets’  Science News

If giant planets in other star systems lose their moons, the freed objects could become “ploonets,” and current telescopes may be able to find them.


Two new Earth-like planets discovered near Teegarden's Star - Science Daily
Two new Earth-like planets discovered near Teegarden's Star  Science Daily

An international research team has discovered two new Earth-like planets near one of our closest stars. Teegarden's Star is about 12.5 light years away and is ...


NASA ramps up search for alien planets, may use huge 'starshade' - Fox News
NASA ramps up search for alien planets, may use huge 'starshade'  Fox News

NASA is upping the ante as it continues its search for alien planets and may wind up using a starshade in one of its upcoming missions.


TESS discovers its first Earth-sized planet - MIT News
TESS discovers its first Earth-sized planet  MIT News

TESS, the MIT-led NASA mission in search of nearby exoplanets, has discovered its first Earth-sized planet. It is orbiting a neighboring star, just 52 light years ...


Gas is part of the solution in the planet's energy transition, Goldman Sachs strategist says - CNBC
Gas is part of the solution in the planet's energy transition, Goldman Sachs strategist says  CNBC

Michele Della Vigna was speaking to CNBC on Friday.


Discovery Alert: A Third Planet in Kepler-47 System - NASA Exoplanet Exploration and Discovery
Discovery Alert: A Third Planet in Kepler-47 System  NASA Exoplanet Exploration and Discovery

Three planets are orbiting two suns in the Kepler-47 system. Astronomers discovered the third planet, a Neptune-to-Saturn-size world lurking between two ...


TESS Finds Its Smallest Planet Yet - NASA Exoplanet Exploration and Discovery
TESS Finds Its Smallest Planet Yet  NASA Exoplanet Exploration and Discovery

The exoplanet between the sizes of Mars and Earth orbits a bright, cool, nearby star with two other planets. L 98-59b is the tiniest discovered by TESS to date.


NASA's $200M space telescope finds alien planet almost the size of Earth, smallest discovered - New York Post
NASA's $200M space telescope finds alien planet almost the size of Earth, smallest discovered  New York Post

NASA said its new Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite space telescope has discovered its smallest exoplanet so far, an alien world that's roughly 80 percent ...


As Planet Discoveries Pile Up, a Gap Appears in the Pattern - WIRED
As Planet Discoveries Pile Up, a Gap Appears in the Pattern  WIRED

Astronomers are puzzling over a paucity of planets in the galaxy measuring between 1.5 and two times Earth's size.


Gaps in gas disks around stars may not always mark newborn planets - Science News
Gaps in gas disks around stars may not always mark newborn planets  Science News

New research has prompted a rethink of the theory that gaps in planet-forming disks around young stars mark spaces where planets are being created.


18 Earth-sized exoplanets discovered: Scientists have used a new method to find small exoplanets, which previous surveys had overlooked - Science Daily
18 Earth-sized exoplanets discovered: Scientists have used a new method to find small exoplanets, which previous surveys had overlooked  Science Daily

Scientists have discovered 18 Earth-sized planets beyond the solar system. The worlds are so small that previous surveys had overlooked them. One of them is ...


Jupiter-like exoplanets found in sweet spot in most planetary systems: Few sun-like stars have these massive planets, making our sun unusual - Science Daily
Jupiter-like exoplanets found in sweet spot in most planetary systems: Few sun-like stars have these massive planets, making our sun unusual  Science Daily

A survey of 300 stars in search of exoplanets finds that massive, Jupiter-like gas giants are found just about where Jupiter is in our own solar system.


'Sub-Saturns' May Force Scientists to Revise Idea of How Planets Form - Space.com
'Sub-Saturns' May Force Scientists to Revise Idea of How Planets Form  Space.com

Planets between the size of Neptune and Saturn shouldn't be rare after all, scientists realize, thanks to a trick of magnification.


18 new Earth-size exoplanets pop up in old Kepler planet-hunting data - Fox News
18 new Earth-size exoplanets pop up in old Kepler planet-hunting data  Fox News

Scientists scouring old Kepler Space Telescope data have tracked down 18 more relatively small exoplanets imaged by the famed planet-hunting observatory.


18 Earth-size planets found in our galaxy—all hiding in plain sight - National Geographic
18 Earth-size planets found in our galaxy—all hiding in plain sight  National Geographic

And a hundred more small worlds may be awaiting discovery, astronomers predict, thanks to a new method for combing through NASA data.


A Pair of Fledgling Planets Directly Seen Growing Around a Young Star - HubbleSite
A Pair of Fledgling Planets Directly Seen Growing Around a Young Star  HubbleSite

In order to grow to Jupiter size or larger, a gas giant planet must slurp large quantities of hydrogen and other gases from the disk in which it forms. Astronomers ...


NASA drops insane map of 4,000 planets outside our solar system - CNET
NASA drops insane map of 4,000 planets outside our solar system  CNET

It seems crazy now, but it wasn't long ago we had no hard evidence of planets existing outside our solar system. Known as "exoplanets," the first definitive ...


Astronomers Discover 18 Earth-Sized Planets Beyond Our Solar System - SciTechDaily
Astronomers Discover 18 Earth-Sized Planets Beyond Our Solar System  SciTechDaily

Scientists have discovered 18 Earth-sized planets beyond the solar system. The worlds are so small that previous surveys had overlooked them.


Atmosphere of midsize planet revealed by Hubble, Spitzer - Science Daily
Atmosphere of midsize planet revealed by Hubble, Spitzer  Science Daily

Two NASA space telescopes have identified the detailed chemical 'fingerprint' of a planet between the sizes of Earth and Neptune. No planets like this can be ...


Rare Sight! 2 Newborn Alien Planets Spotted Around Distant Star - Space.com
Rare Sight! 2 Newborn Alien Planets Spotted Around Distant Star  Space.com

Astronomers have photographed two newborn alien worlds circling the young sun-like star PDS 70, which lies about 370 light-years from Earth, a new study ...


Two new planets discovered using artificial intelligence - Phys.org
Two new planets discovered using artificial intelligence  Phys.org

Astronomers at The University of Texas at Austin, in partnership with Google, have used artificial intelligence (AI) to uncover two more hidden planets in the ...