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Neptune Is a Windy, Chilly, and Baffling Planet. Let's Go! - WIRED
Neptune Is a Windy, Chilly, and Baffling Planet. Let's Go!  WIRED

Scientists are building a case for a mission to Neptune, an ice giant that's only been visited by a spacecraft once. But the window to act is closing.


NASA Wants to Build a 'Starshade' to Hunt Alien Planets. Here's How It Would Work - Space.com
NASA Wants to Build a 'Starshade' to Hunt Alien Planets. Here's How It Would Work  Space.com

Starshade exoplanet-hunting missions may be technologically daunting, but they're not beyond NASA's reach, recent research suggests. Such a mission would ...


So Long, Exoplanet HD 17156b. Hello ... Sauron? - The New York Times
So Long, Exoplanet HD 17156b. Hello ... Sauron?  The New York Times

Astronomers have announced a global contest to rename dozens of extrasolar planets. The nominees are pouring in.


Venus hiding life? How NASA discovered ‘flowing rivers’ on planet – ‘Exactly like Earth’ - Express.co.uk
Venus hiding life? How NASA discovered ‘flowing rivers’ on planet – ‘Exactly like Earth’  Express.co.uk

VENUS could well have hosted some form of life in its distant past after NASA discovered it was once similar to Earth, Brian Cox revealed during his new BBC ...


NASA set to visit mysterious metal dead planet - Fox News
NASA set to visit mysterious metal dead planet  Fox News

NASA is preparing for a mission that could see it visit a mysterious, dead planet in deep space. Set for a target date of Jan. 31, 2026, the government space ...


'Star Wars: Episode 9': List Of Confirmed Planets Revealed - International Business Times
'Star Wars: Episode 9': List Of Confirmed Planets Revealed  International Business Times

Just like the movies that came before it, “Star Wars: Episode 9” will be introducing some new planets in the fictitious galaxy. Visuals of some of these planets ...


Why alien moons may be a great place to find extraterrestrial life - NBC News
Why alien moons may be a great place to find extraterrestrial life  NBC News

Though the search for extraterrestrial life has focused mainly on planets, life could exist on moons in our solar system and others.


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.


The 2019 Strawberry Moon will be visible after sunset on Father’s Day — with a planetary bonus - WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee
The 2019 Strawberry Moon will be visible after sunset on Father’s Day — with a planetary bonus  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- It's time for another noteworthy celestial event. Be sure to cast your gaze toward the sky for 2019's Strawberry Moon, and for the keen-eyed, ...


Maybe we are alone after all: Planets that could sustain alien life much rarer than thought - USA TODAY
Maybe we are alone after all: Planets that could sustain alien life much rarer than thought  USA TODAY

So, maybe we are alone after all. The number of planets in the universe that could sustain life is much smaller than had been thought, scientists said.


Alien Life Could Be Hiding Out on Far Fewer Planets Than We Thought - Live Science
Alien Life Could Be Hiding Out on Far Fewer Planets Than We Thought  Live Science

Where is complex alien life hanging out in the universe? Likely not on planets stewing in toxic gases, according to a new study that dramatically reduces the ...


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


Youngest Confirmed Exoplanet Provides Clues on Its Formation - Sky & Telescope
Youngest Confirmed Exoplanet Provides Clues on Its Formation  Sky & Telescope

Observations of the youngest confirmed exoplanet, CI Tau b, suggest it's still hot from its birth — a point in favor of a quick-start model of formation.


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.


The Search for Habitable Alien Worlds in Earth's Backyard Heats Up - Space.com
The Search for Habitable Alien Worlds in Earth's Backyard Heats Up  Space.com

The hunt for nearby exoplanets has just heated up considerably. A new instrument designed to find potentially habitable alien worlds in Alpha Centauri, the ...


New planet habitability study is bad news for alien hunters - BGR
New planet habitability study is bad news for alien hunters  BGR

If you're hoping to one day wake up to news that life has been found hiding out on some distant planet, researchers from the University of California Riverside ...


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

PDS 70 is only the second multiplanet system to be directly imaged. Through a combination of adaptive optics and data processing, astronomers were able to ...


Filling in the gaps of Jupiter-like planet formation - ROOM, Space Journal
Filling in the gaps of Jupiter-like planet formation  ROOM, Space Journal

Two new studies on Jupiter-like planets show the evolution of these gas giants at the start of their lives and of their final location after growing so large. Can the ...


All 5 New Planets Confirmed For Star Wars 9 (So Far) | ScreenRant - Screen Rant
All 5 New Planets Confirmed For Star Wars 9 (So Far) | ScreenRant  Screen Rant

Here's every one of the new planets confirmed for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker so far, from Rey's desert planet to the ice planet Kijimi.


Scientists find sun's history buried in moon's crust - Phys.org
Scientists find sun's history buried in moon's crust  Phys.org

The Sun is why we're here. It's also why Martians or Venusians are not.


ESO's Very Large Telescope Upgrade Aids Hunt for Habitable Exoplanets - Geek
ESO's Very Large Telescope Upgrade Aids Hunt for Habitable Exoplanets  Geek

ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) has recently received an upgraded addition to its suite of advanced instruments (via European Southern Observatory) ...


Space Weather DISCOVERY: Sun’s COOLING DOWN linked to planetary alignment - Express.co.uk
Space Weather DISCOVERY: Sun’s COOLING DOWN linked to planetary alignment  Express.co.uk

SOLAR minimums and solar maximums are determined by an alignment of planets in the solar system affecting the Sun's magnetic field, it has been revealed.


A New Instrument Is Actively Searching For More Planets Around Alpha Centauri - ScienceAlert
A New Instrument Is Actively Searching For More Planets Around Alpha Centauri  ScienceAlert

Alpha Centauri is the closest star system to us, at 4.37 light-years (about 25 trillion miles) away. In 2016, astronomers discovered an exoplanet orbiting one of ...


How an Atomic Clock Will Get Humans to Mars on Time - Jet Propulsion Laboratory
How an Atomic Clock Will Get Humans to Mars on Time  Jet Propulsion Laboratory

JPL navigators Todd Ely and Jill Seubert fly rovers to Mars. Now the pair have a new mission: helping to develop a future in which spacecraft and landers ...


Migrating Baby Exoplanet Sculpts Disk Around Newborn Star (Photos) - Space.com
Migrating Baby Exoplanet Sculpts Disk Around Newborn Star (Photos)  Space.com

Intricate ring structures in the outer portion of the disk of dust and gas that surrounds the young star HD 169142 were likely carved by a newborn planet on the ...


Space News: Jupiter-like exoplanets found in sweet spot in most planetary systems - Lake County News
Space News: Jupiter-like exoplanets found in sweet spot in most planetary systems  Lake County News

BERKELEY, Calif. – As planets form in the swirling gas and dust around young stars, there seems to be a sweet spot where most of the large, Jupiter-like gas ...


In Order to Reveal Planets Around Another star, a Starshade Needs to Fly 40000 km Away from a Telescope, Aligned Within Only 1 Meter - Universe Today
In Order to Reveal Planets Around Another star, a Starshade Needs to Fly 40000 km Away from a Telescope, Aligned Within Only 1 Meter  Universe Today

To assist with future efforts to locate and study exoplanets, engineers with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory – in conjunction with the Exoplanet Exploration ...


Here's Your Chance to Name an Alien Planet! - Space.com
Here's Your Chance to Name an Alien Planet!  Space.com

There's a whole universe of nameless stars and exoplanets beyond our solar system, and now space fans around the world will have a chance to help name ...


Planet's purchase price for Boundless Spatial cut in half after failed disclosure - Quartz
Planet's purchase price for Boundless Spatial cut in half after failed disclosure  Quartz

Planet, a leading satellite start-up, photographs the entire landmass of the earth every day with more than 150 satellites. The challenge now is monetizing that ...


June 2019: The Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon - NASA Planetary Science
June 2019: The Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon  NASA Planetary Science

The next full Moon will be on Monday morning, June 17.


18 New Earth-Size Exoplanets Pop Up In Old Kepler Planet-Hunting Data - Space.com
18 New Earth-Size Exoplanets Pop Up In Old Kepler Planet-Hunting Data  Space.com

Scientists are still hunting for exoplanets in the data gathered by the Kepler Space Telescope. Two new papers identify 18 relatively small examples.


Why is Earth's Moon special - Astronomy Magazine
Why is Earth's Moon special  Astronomy Magazine

This summer is really the summer of the Moon. And as we approach the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing, many people are thinking about our past and ...


Astronomers Directly Detect Newborn Planets - Sky & Telescope
Astronomers Directly Detect Newborn Planets  Sky & Telescope

Infant planets are forming in a system 370 light-years away, and they're shedding light on the early lives of Saturn and Jupiter in our solar system.


Borderlands 3 Hands On: More Planets, Skills, and Customization - PCMag
Borderlands 3 Hands On: More Planets, Skills, and Customization  PCMag

Gearbox Software's upcoming looter-shooter is bigger and more customizable than ever. We got our hands on the game at E3 2019.


Yes, You Can Help Name an Exoplanet. No, It Can't Be Named for Your Cat - The Weather Channel
Yes, You Can Help Name an Exoplanet. No, It Can't Be Named for Your Cat  The Weather Channel

The International Astronomical Union has launched the NameExoWorlds global campaign so the public can help name exoplanets.


Astronomers Snap a Rare Picture of Two Baby Planets - Smithsonian.com
Astronomers Snap a Rare Picture of Two Baby Planets  Smithsonian.com

The Very Large Telescope imaged Planets PDS 70b and PDS 70c about 370 light years away creating a gap in the gas and dust disk around their star.


NASA shock: How moon with 'best chance' of replicating Earth stunned scientist – 'gem!' - Express.co.uk
NASA shock: How moon with 'best chance' of replicating Earth stunned scientist – 'gem!'  Express.co.uk

NASA got the first glimpse of a moon they believed possessed similar qualities to Earth – but they were left shocked by what they found, a documentary ...


Alien life BREAKTHROUGH: Study narrows search area for advanced life in the universe - Express.co.uk
Alien life BREAKTHROUGH: Study narrows search area for advanced life in the universe  Express.co.uk

ALIEN-hunting astronomers have “dramatically” narrowed down the hunt for advanced extraterrestrials to very specific regions of space.


Was that a Marsquake? - Science News for Students
Was that a Marsquake?  Science News for Students

Let's get ready to rumble! NASA appears to have just captured the first recording of a quake on Mars. On April 6, the seismometer on the Mars InSight lander ...


Starshade Would Take Formation Flying to Extremes - Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Starshade Would Take Formation Flying to Extremes  Jet Propulsion Laboratory

To hunt for exoplanets, the flowerlike shade would need to stay aligned with a space telescope over vast distances. Recent work demonstrates how that's ...


NASA Heads For 'Psyche,' A Mysterious Metallic Asteroid That Could Be The Heart Of A Dead Planet - Forbes
NASA Heads For 'Psyche,' A Mysterious Metallic Asteroid That Could Be The Heart Of A Dead Planet  Forbes

NASA's Psyche mission will launch in 2022 and arrive in 2026 at an asteroid called Psyche, which is between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. It's thought to be a ...


Final snaps taken by Nasa’s Cassini probe reveal mystery shapes in Saturn’s rings - The Sun
Final snaps taken by Nasa’s Cassini probe reveal mystery shapes in Saturn’s rings  The Sun

NASA has released new analysis data from its Cassini probe mission and it shows that Saturn's rings are very grainy in texture. Scientists think that the rings ...


The Planet Jupiter And Its Moons - Utah Public Radio
The Planet Jupiter And Its Moons  Utah Public Radio

In early June the planet Jupiter ascends slowly into the southeastern evening sky. This beige colored planet is easy to see because it is the brightest.


Space discovery: New planet that shouldn’t exist found in Neptunian Desert - NEWS.com.au
Space discovery: New planet that shouldn’t exist found in Neptunian Desert  NEWS.com.au

A new planet the size of Neptune that could vaporise you in under a second has amazed scientists because it shouldn't exist. The exoplanet has been found in ...


Looking Up: Moon, planets, show us the sunshine - Boonville Daily News
Looking Up: Moon, planets, show us the sunshine  Boonville Daily News

The other night my wife and I took an evening stroll and admired the Full Moon reflecting off the scattered clouds. The Sun had set from where we were, but here ...


Jupiter’s Europa is seriously salty - Yahoo News
Jupiter’s Europa is seriously salty  Yahoo News

Of all the places in our solar system (besides Earth, of course), Jupiter's moon Europa might have the best chance of hosting life. Scientists studying the planet ...


In Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Your Ship Is Important, And You Can Customize It - Comicbook.com
In Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Your Ship Is Important, And You Can Customize It  Comicbook.com

In Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order you're going to visit multiple different planets, and for the most part you can decide when you want to visit these planets, all which ...


Saturn's Moons Helped Shape Planet's Iconic Rings - Courthouse News Service
Saturn's Moons Helped Shape Planet's Iconic Rings  Courthouse News Service

(CN) – The dazzling, icy rings around Saturn – the second largest planet in the Milky Way – were shaped by the gravitational pull of the gas giant's small moons, ...


NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spots SECOND Star Trek logo on Red Planet - Express.co.uk
NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spots SECOND Star Trek logo on Red Planet  Express.co.uk

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has discovered another mysterious Star Trek logo-shaped mark on the Red Planet.


This Strange Rock Formed on Mars Billions of Years Ago, Possibly from an Explosive Eruption - Live Science
This Strange Rock Formed on Mars Billions of Years Ago, Possibly from an Explosive Eruption  Live Science

This is one of the most tangible pieces of evidence yet for the idea that explosive volcanism was more common on early Mars.


Meteor magnets in outer space - UC Riverside
Meteor magnets in outer space  UC Riverside

Astronomers believe planets like Jupiter shield us from space objects that would otherwise slam into Earth. Now they're closer to learning whether giant planets ...


Massive Martian Ice Discovery Opens a Window into Red Planet's History - UT News | The University of Texas at Austin
Massive Martian Ice Discovery Opens a Window into Red Planet's History  UT News | The University of Texas at Austin

AUSTIN, Texas — Newly discovered layers of ice buried a mile beneath Mars' north pole are the remnants of ancient polar ice sheets and could be one of the ...


How to detect life on Mars - MIT News
How to detect life on Mars  MIT News

MIT graduate student Angel Mojarro synthesized soils representing different regions on Mars in order to find out whether Search for Extraterrestrial Genome ...


The sun follows the rhythm of the planets - EurekAlert
The sun follows the rhythm of the planets  EurekAlert

One of the big questions in solar physics is why the sun's activity follows a regular cycle of 11 years. Researchers from the Helmholtz-Zentrum ...


Exomoons Could Host Alien Life, Astrophysicist Says | Astronomy - Sci-News.com
Exomoons Could Host Alien Life, Astrophysicist Says | Astronomy  Sci-News.com

Exomoons -- natural satellites of planets outside our Solar System -- could offer another clue about the pool of alien worlds that may be home to life, according to ...


Reliving the last day of the dinosaurs - Science News for Students
Reliving the last day of the dinosaurs  Science News for Students

The Chicxulub crater is helping reveal what happened on the day a 12-kilometer-wide asteroid slammed into the Gulf of Mexico, 66 million years ago.


'Jupiter is at its biggest and brightest this month': June 10 best day to view planet - KVAL
'Jupiter is at its biggest and brightest this month': June 10 best day to view planet  KVAL

EUGENE, Ore. - Want to see the moons of Jupiter? Check the forecast for a clear night, grab some binoculars, and go outside for the best view of the year of our ...


ESO “First Light” –Imaging a Large Habitable Planet Orbiting Alpha Centauri - The Daily Galaxy --Great Discoveries Channel
ESO “First Light” –Imaging a Large Habitable Planet Orbiting Alpha Centauri  The Daily Galaxy --Great Discoveries Channel

NEAR newly installed on the Very Large Telescope, Chile, begins a 100-hour observation of nearby Alpha Centauri A and B for habitable planets.


Direct from distant planet: Spectral clues to puzzling paradox - Nanowerk
Direct from distant planet: Spectral clues to puzzling paradox  Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) CI Tau b is a paradoxical planet, but new research about its mass, brightness and the carbon monoxide in its atmosphere is starting to answer ...


Mysterious Mass of Material Discovered Beneath Moon's South Pole-Aitken Basin | Planetary Science, Space Exploration - Sci-News.com
Mysterious Mass of Material Discovered Beneath Moon's South Pole-Aitken Basin | Planetary Science, Space Exploration  Sci-News.com

The South Pole-Aitken basin -- the largest crater in the Solar System -- is a gigantic impact structure on the far side of the Moon. Data from NASA's lunar ...


A Weird Mud Plume May Have Built the Highest Peak on Dwarf Planet Ceres - Space.com
A Weird Mud Plume May Have Built the Highest Peak on Dwarf Planet Ceres  Space.com

A plume of mud from the depths of dwarf planet Ceres may have created the miniature world's highest mountain, according to a new study.


Professor Brian Cox breaks own world record for show ticket sales - Entertainment News from Xposé - Virgin Media Television - virginmediatelevision.ie
Professor Brian Cox breaks own world record for show ticket sales - Entertainment News from Xposé - Virgin Media Television  virginmediatelevision.ie

The physicist holds the record for most tickets sold for a science show.


The super-tough drones and robots going where we can't - BBC News
The super-tough drones and robots going where we can't  BBC News

From arctic wastes to fiery volcanoes, ocean depths to distant planets, a new generation of rugged drones is going to places humans can't. But how do you make ...


Philippines: Explore the Aquatic Planet! - Philippines Lifestyle
Philippines: Explore the Aquatic Planet!  Philippines Lifestyle

Philippines has more than 7000 islands to explore, so the beach is never an issue. Scenic beach resorts, and diving experience here is breathtaking.


At The Library: Adults can win prizes for reading, teens invited to make planets - Idaho Press-Tribune
At The Library: Adults can win prizes for reading, teens invited to make planets  Idaho Press-Tribune

Did you know? The Kuna Library has games! Board games and video games! Come on in and check out our selection! You can check out either board or video ...


The cost of the Adani mine on the planet's health and our own - Independent Australia
The cost of the Adani mine on the planet's health and our own  Independent Australia

Continuing the use of coal as an energy source will not only further cripple the environment but also impact our health.


Chalk it up: Annual contest stops in at DPL - Duncan Banner
Chalk it up: Annual contest stops in at DPL  Duncan Banner

The Duncan Public Library hosted their annual summer sidewalk contest and artists of all ages joined in the cooler than usual weather to explore their talents ...


How to Survive the Worst Astrological Day of 2019 So Far - VICE
How to Survive the Worst Astrological Day of 2019 So Far  VICE

Download the Astro Guide app by VICE on an iOS device to read daily horoscopes personalized for your sun, moon, and rising signs, and learn how to apply ...


NASA's Mars 2020 rover to explore Red Planet's ancient life - The Hans India
NASA's Mars 2020 rover to explore Red Planet's ancient life  The Hans India

The key to survival will be technology, research and testing, said JPL, adding Mars 2020 will help on all those fronts.


Free daily horoscope, celeb gossip and lucky numbers for 17 June, 2019 - The South African
Free daily horoscope, celeb gossip and lucky numbers for 17 June, 2019  The South African

Wondering what the day has in store for your star sign? Here's a quick glance at horoscopes for 17 June 2019 - completely free!


Today's wear Copper Ring and then see the changes - News Track English
Today's wear Copper Ring and then see the changes  News Track English

You all know that each metal has its own specialty and it soothes the planet and benefits the health. All of this is called a miraculous metal copper. In fact ...


Ceres is a Strange Place, Including a Volcanic Peak 4000 Meters High Made From Bubbling Salt Water, Mud and Rock - Universe Today
Ceres is a Strange Place, Including a Volcanic Peak 4000 Meters High Made From Bubbling Salt Water, Mud and Rock  Universe Today

A new study based on data from the Dawn spacecraft explains the unusual feature called Ahuna Mons on Ceres. It's basically a 4km high mud volcano.


IAU invites every country to name an exoplanet and its host star | Human World - EarthSky
IAU invites every country to name an exoplanet and its host star | Human World  EarthSky

Nearly 100 countries have already signed up to organize national campaigns, to provide the public with an opportunity to vote. The deadline is July 30 to ...


Pollution is our planet's next silent killer - IOL
Pollution is our planet's next silent killer  IOL

South Africa can learn from Asian countries on how to reduce the greenhouse effect, writes Bonné de Bod.


Music Inspired by Astronomy: A Catalog - Sky & Telescope
Music Inspired by Astronomy: A Catalog  Sky & Telescope

Interested in astronomy? Interested in music? Now there's a catalog that lists musical pieces inspired by astronomical themes.


Travel: Lonely Planet’s top 10 beach cruise destinations - The Mercury News
Travel: Lonely Planet’s top 10 beach cruise destinations  The Mercury News

Cruise to one of the world's most bewitching beaches -- from Aruba and Grand Turk to the Greek Islands -- using this top ten from Lonely Planet.


Humans vs robots in space: We need both - CBC.ca
Humans vs robots in space: We need both  CBC.ca

This week on Quirks & Quarks we are devoting the entire episode to the question, "Should humans be in space?" It's an interesting debate about whether robots ...


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

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, TESS, has discovered its first Earth-sized exoplanet. The planet, named HD 21749c, is the smallest world outside ...


NASA mission finds its first Earth-sized alien planet - Fox News
NASA mission finds its first Earth-sized alien planet  Fox News

Seven months after finding its first exoplanet, Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has found its first Earth-sized planet, as well as a "warm ...


Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order will have multiple planets - AltChar
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order will have multiple planets  AltChar

According to the developers Respawn Entertainment, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order will feature multiple planets, that are designed using a Metroidvania ...


Explainer: Understanding geologic time - Science News for Students
Explainer: Understanding geologic time  Science News for Students

Imagine the nearly unimaginable: 4.6 billion years. That's how old the Earth is — a mind-boggling length of time. And to measure it, scientists use special terms, ...


Guess what? 'Talking' about climate crisis will help in planet's survival - News Nation
Guess what? 'Talking' about climate crisis will help in planet's survival  News Nation

Simply talking to your friends about adopting a more planet-friendly diet or avoiding the use of fossil fuels may help fight climate change, scientists say.


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 ...


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 ...


Easy gains questionable for planet's future - Otago Daily Times
Easy gains questionable for planet's future  Otago Daily Times

Apparently common sense views about continuing indefinite growth do not "make sense'' in terms of mathematics, economics and the future of our planet, ...


There's Basically 'No Chance' for Earth-Like Planets to Form an Atmosphere Around Hot Young Stars - Live Science
There's Basically 'No Chance' for Earth-Like Planets to Form an Atmosphere Around Hot Young Stars  Live Science

The odds of an atmosphere forming around an Earth-like exoplanet are even slimmer than previously thought, a new study suggests.


Citizen Scientists Find New World with NASA Telescope - Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Citizen Scientists Find New World with NASA Telescope  Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Using data from NASA's Kepler space telescope, citizen scientists have discovered a planet roughly twice the size of Earth located within its star's habitable zone ...


Discovery Alert! Kepler's First Planet Candidate Confirmed, 10 Years Later - NASA Exoplanet Exploration and Discovery
Discovery Alert! Kepler's First Planet Candidate Confirmed, 10 Years Later  NASA Exoplanet Exploration and Discovery

Despite being the very first planet candidate discovered by NASA's Kepler space telescope, Kepler-1658b had a rocky road to confirmation. It moved from planet ...


The Hunt Is on for Closest Earth-like Planets - NASA Exoplanet Exploration and Discovery
The Hunt Is on for Closest Earth-like Planets  NASA Exoplanet Exploration and Discovery

Astronomers identify the most promising stars for TESS to search for planets just a bit larger than our own and that receive radiation from their star equivalent to ...


Why Isn't Pluto a Planet Anymore? - Space.com
Why Isn't Pluto a Planet Anymore?  Space.com

Pluto has always been an oddball, but here's why it's no longer considered a planet.


News | Planet-Hunter CubeSat Images Los Angeles - Jet Propulsion Laboratory
News | Planet-Hunter CubeSat Images Los Angeles  Jet Propulsion Laboratory

The only small satellite in orbit that can also look for new planets beyond the solar system, ASTERIA recently peered down at Earth to capture an image of a ...


Physicists Scramble to Understand the Extreme Crystals Hiding Inside Giant, Alien Planets - Live Science
Physicists Scramble to Understand the Extreme Crystals Hiding Inside Giant, Alien Planets  Live Science

Deep in the heart of alien worlds, crystals form under pressures up to 40 million times more intense than the atmospheric pressure on Earth, and as much as 10 ...


NASA TESS mission discovers new Saturn-sized planet - CBS News
NASA TESS mission discovers new Saturn-sized planet  CBS News

Astronomers have also identified hundreds of stars that could potentially support life.


High School Senior Uncovers Potential for Hundreds of Earth-Sized Planets in Kepler Data - NASA Exoplanet Exploration and Discovery
High School Senior Uncovers Potential for Hundreds of Earth-Sized Planets in Kepler Data  NASA Exoplanet Exploration and Discovery

An 18-year-old high school senior has won a $250000 prize for calculating the potential for finding more planets outside our solar system using data from ...


Exoplanet tally set to pass 4,000 mark - BBC News
Exoplanet tally set to pass 4,000 mark  BBC News

The number of planets detected around other stars - or exoplanets - is set to hit the 4000 mark.


Mysterious 'Sub-Neptunes' Are Probably Water Worlds - Space.com
Mysterious 'Sub-Neptunes' Are Probably Water Worlds  Space.com

Water worlds that each possess thousands of times more water than Earth does may be more common than Earth-like rocky planets in the Milky Way galaxy, ...


Meet 8 'Star Wars' Planets in Our Own Galaxy - NASA Exoplanet Exploration and Discovery
Meet 8 'Star Wars' Planets in Our Own Galaxy  NASA Exoplanet Exploration and Discovery

The fantastical planets in Star Wars preceded our discovery of real planets outside our solar system...but the facts aren't far from fiction.


Discovery Alert: Three New Neptunes? - NASA Exoplanet Exploration and Discovery
Discovery Alert: Three New Neptunes?  NASA Exoplanet Exploration and Discovery

Three newly discovered planets, beyond our solar system, have masses comparable to our own Neptune.


What’s the Closest Planet to Earth? Not Venus, Scientists Say - Live Science
What’s the Closest Planet to Earth? Not Venus, Scientists Say  Live Science

Venus may technically be our neighbor, but Earth spends the most time close to Mercury.


'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.