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NASA's New Planet-Hunting Telescope Just Found Its First Earth-Sized World - ScienceAlert
NASA's New Planet-Hunting Telescope Just Found Its First Earth-Sized World  ScienceAlert

NASA's new planet-hunting telescope, TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite), just found its first Earth-sized world. Though the Earth-sized planet, and its ...


Discovery Alert: A Third Planet in Kepler-47 System - NASA Exoplanet Exploration and Discovery
  1. Discovery Alert: A Third Planet in Kepler-47 System  NASA Exoplanet Exploration and Discovery
  2. Third planet found hiding in 'Tatooine' star system  Astronomy Magazine
  3. UH astronomer's planet prediction verified in Star Wars-like system  UH System Current News
  4. New Planet Discovered in Two-Star 'Tatooine' Kepler-47 System  Geek
  5. Astronomers confirm third planet in binary star system  UPI News
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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 ...


Discovery Alert: TESS Finds Its First Earth-Sized Planet - NASA Exoplanet Exploration and Discovery
Discovery Alert: TESS Finds Its First Earth-Sized Planet  NASA Exoplanet Exploration and Discovery

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite has discovered its first Earth-size world. HD 21749c is about 89% Earth's diameter and is 53 light-years away.


Five planets revealed after 20 years of observation - Phys.org
Five planets revealed after 20 years of observation  Phys.org

Over 4000 exoplanets have been discovered since the first one in 1995, but the vast majority of them orbit their stars with relatively short periods of revolution.


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 ...


A third planet found in binary star system – Astronomy Now - Astronomy Now Online
A third planet found in binary star system – Astronomy Now  Astronomy Now Online

Astronomers have found a third exoplanet orbiting a binary star system 3,340 light years from Earth, the first, and so far only, multi-planet circumbinary solar ...


Astronomers discover chunk of planet's core around a dead star - Astronomy Magazine
Astronomers discover chunk of planet's core around a dead star  Astronomy Magazine

The Sun will end its life as a dense, smoldering object called a white dwarf. A new study reports the discovery of one of the first small and intact planetary ...


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 ...


NASA mission finds new planet, most promising stars to support life - CNN
NASA mission finds new planet, most promising stars to support life  CNN

NASA's planet-hunting TESS mission has only been surveying the sky since July, but it's already making incredible discoveries.


TESS Just Found its First Earth-Sized World - Universe Today
TESS Just Found its First Earth-Sized World  Universe Today

TESS has found its first Earth-sized exoplanet. Scientists predict that this is the first of many, and they expect to find 10 of them in habitable zones.


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.


The Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon - NASA Planetary Science
The Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon  NASA Planetary Science

The next full Moon is the Flower Moon, the Corn Planting Moon, the Milk Moon, the Pink Moon, the Sprouting Grass Moon and Bak Poya.


Young Astronomer Uses Artificial Intelligence To Discover 2 Exoplanets - NPR
Young Astronomer Uses Artificial Intelligence To Discover 2 Exoplanets  NPR

A team led by an undergraduate student at the University of Texas, Austin has found two new planets by using artificial intelligence to sift through data from ...


Possible 2nd Planet Spotted Around Proxima Centauri - Space.com
Possible 2nd Planet Spotted Around Proxima Centauri  Space.com

BERKELEY, Calif. — The nearest exoplanet to Earth may have a neighbor. Astronomers have detected a candidate planet circling the star Proxima Centauri, ...


Interstellar Objects Like 'Oumuamua Might Jump-Start Planet Formation - Space.com
Interstellar Objects Like 'Oumuamua Might Jump-Start Planet Formation  Space.com

Wandering objects like 'Oumuamua — the first interstellar body ever observed in our own solar system — likely help seed newborn planetary systems, a new ...


Are we getting closer to finding 'Planet Nine'? - TechRadar
Are we getting closer to finding 'Planet Nine'?  TechRadar

Planets come and go. Remember Pluto? It was the bona fide ninth planet from its discovery in 1930 until its controversial demotion to dwarf planet status in 2006 ...


10 Things You Should Know About Planetary Defense - Jet Propulsion Laboratory
10 Things You Should Know About Planetary Defense  Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Near-Earth objects (NEOs) are asteroids and comets that orbit the Sun like the planets, but their orbits can bring them within 30 million miles of Earth's orbit.


"Toffee Planets" Hint at Earth's Cosmic Rarity - Scientific American
"Toffee Planets" Hint at Earth's Cosmic Rarity  Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the ...


Cassini Reveals Surprises with Titan's Lakes - NASA Planetary Science
Cassini Reveals Surprises with Titan's Lakes  NASA Planetary Science

On its final flyby of Saturn's largest moon in 2017, NASA's Cassini spacecraft gathered radar data revealing that the small liquid lakes in Titan's northern ...


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.


The Closest Star to the Sun, Proxima Centauri, has a Planet in the Habitable Zone. Life Could be There Right Now - Universe Today
The Closest Star to the Sun, Proxima Centauri, has a Planet in the Habitable Zone. Life Could be There Right Now  Universe Today

In August of 2016, astronomers from the European Southern Observatory (ESO) announced the discovery of an exoplanet in the neighboring system of Proxima ...


Astronomers Have Found Potential Life-Supporting Conditions on The Nearest Exoplanet - ScienceAlert
Astronomers Have Found Potential Life-Supporting Conditions on The Nearest Exoplanet  ScienceAlert

In August of 2016, astronomers from the European Southern Observatory (ESO) announced the discovery of an exoplanet in the neighboring system of Proxima ...


The Moon points to two bright planets this week - Astronomy Magazine
The Moon points to two bright planets this week  Astronomy Magazine

The Moon's relentless march across the night sky carries it past Jupiter and Saturn later this week.


Public asked to help name minor planet discovered in 2007 - BBC News
Public asked to help name minor planet discovered in 2007  BBC News

The minor planet, currently known as (225088) 2007 OR10, was discovered 12 years ago.


10 Things: Going Interstellar - NASA Planetary Science
10 Things: Going Interstellar  NASA Planetary Science

Humanity's great leap into interstellar space — the space between the stars — has begun. Here are 10 things we've learned about going interstellar.


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 ...


A planet in our solar system needs a name -- and you can help - CNN
A planet in our solar system needs a name -- and you can help  CNN

It's been 10 years since the largest unnamed minor planet in our solar system was discovered. Yet it has remained nameless, apart from the identifier 2007 ...


Ancient undersea microbes may resemble early life on Earth, other planets - Tillamook Headlight-Herald
Ancient undersea microbes may resemble early life on Earth, other planets  Tillamook Headlight-Herald

Far beneath the surface of the ocean off the Pacific Northwest coast of the United States – and nearly a quarter-mile below the seafloor – lives a community of ...


The Earth Is Just as Alive as You Are - The New York Times
The Earth Is Just as Alive as You Are  The New York Times

Every year the nearly 400 billion trees in the Amazon rain forest and all the creatures that depend on them are drenched in seven feet of rain — four times the ...


Student astronomer spots two new planets with the help of AI - BGR
Student astronomer spots two new planets with the help of AI  BGR

Discovering planets that nobody has ever seen before is even harder than it sounds. Space telescopes from NASA and other scientific bodies have gathered an ...


Our Milky Way Galaxy: How Big is Space? - NASA Exoplanet Exploration and Discovery
Our Milky Way Galaxy: How Big is Space?  NASA Exoplanet Exploration and Discovery

Take light-year leaps across our Milky Way galaxy in search of distant exoplanets.


With clear skies, you can see a full moon, meteor showers and 5 planets this weekend - The Seattle Times
With clear skies, you can see a full moon, meteor showers and 5 planets this weekend  The Seattle Times

It's going to be a stellar weekend for sky-watching and egg hunting in the Puget Sound region, according to the National Weather *Service* of Seattle. After a few ...


Planet DISCOVERY: A ‘Super-Earth’ may be orbiting neighbour star Proxima Centauri - Express.co.uk
Planet DISCOVERY: A ‘Super-Earth’ may be orbiting neighbour star Proxima Centauri  Express.co.uk

A SUPER-EARTH could be orbiting Proxima Centauri, the nearest star to our sun, giving a significant boost in the search for alien life, space scientists have ...


Nibiru spotted? What is this mystery 'blue planet' over Earth? Planet X or UFO sighting? - Express.co.uk
Nibiru spotted? What is this mystery 'blue planet' over Earth? Planet X or UFO sighting?  Express.co.uk

Nibiru is said to orbit the Sun every 3,600 years on a journey, which takes it beyond the fringes of the solar system. No official observations of the planet, ...


Here's Your Chance to Help Name A Planet - WJCT NEWS
Here's Your Chance to Help Name A Planet  WJCT NEWS

Three astronomers who discovered a minor planet more than a decade ago are now asking the public to help them name it.


Are brown dwarfs failed stars or super-planets? Astronomers find first signs they can also form like a planet - Science Daily
Are brown dwarfs failed stars or super-planets? Astronomers find first signs they can also form like a planet  Science Daily

Brown dwarfs fill the 'gap' between stars and the much smaller planets. But how they originate has yet to be fully explained. Astronomers may now be able to ...


NASA wants to send a low-cost mission to explore Neptune's moon Triton - Phys.Org
NASA wants to send a low-cost mission to explore Neptune's moon Triton  Phys.Org

In the coming years, NASA has some bold plans to build on the success of the New Horizons mission. Not only did this spacecraft make history by conducting ...


Heritage center 'Planet Walk' April 15 | News - nwestiowa.com
Heritage center 'Planet Walk' April 15 | News  nwestiowa.com

SUTHERLAND—O'Brien County Conservation will host a “Planet Walk” at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 15, at the Prairie Heritage Center near Sutherland.


Red planet's methane 'burp' could mean life on Mars - Sky News
Red planet's methane 'burp' could mean life on Mars  Sky News

The discovery of gas on the red planet divided scientists, but it could be an indication that there are life forms on Mars.


The planet's largest airplane just flew for the first time - NBC2 News
The planet's largest airplane just flew for the first time  NBC2 News

After years of development in the desert north of Los Angeles, a gigantic, six-engined megajet with the wingspan of an American football field flew Saturday ...


Mars helicopter: NASA completes first test flight of device that will explore Red Planet - Sky News
Mars helicopter: NASA completes first test flight of device that will explore Red Planet  Sky News

The US space agency is working on ambitious plans to fly the drone-type device in the skies above Mars in 2021.


Meteoroid Strikes Eject Precious Water From Moon - NASA Planetary Science
Meteoroid Strikes Eject Precious Water From Moon  NASA Planetary Science

New research shows streams of meteoroids striking the Moon infuse the thin lunar atmosphere with a short-lived water vapor.


Joe Bauman: A planet with a hideous atmosphere - Deseret News
Joe Bauman: A planet with a hideous atmosphere  Deseret News

The first highly-detailed spectra of an extra-solar planet's atmosphere was just released: a worldwide storm of searing-hot iron particles, dust and carbon ...


Star Citizen Alpha 3.5 Launches with a New Planet & Female Playable Characters - MMORPG.com
Star Citizen Alpha 3.5 Launches with a New Planet & Female Playable Characters  MMORPG.com

Star Citizen has announced that it has launched Alpha 3.5 that comes complete with a brand new planet, ArcCorp, to explore. This planet is a bustling hub that is ...


The planet's prodigious poo problem | News - The Guardian
The planet's prodigious poo problem | News  The Guardian

Each year, livestock produces billions of tonnes of excrement. It's starting to poison the natural world. So what is to be dung?


An interstellar meteor, Crusader DNA and water on the moon: This week in space and science - WBAP News/Talk
An interstellar meteor, Crusader DNA and water on the moon: This week in space and science  WBAP News/Talk

This week, scientists discovered the interstellar origins of a meteor that crashed into Earth in 2014, and DNA was extracted from the bones of 13th-century ...


Icy giant planets in the laboratory - EurekAlert
Icy giant planets in the laboratory  EurekAlert

Giant planets like Uranus and Neptune may contain much less free hydrogen than previously assumed. Researchers from the German Helmholtz-Zentrum ...


Celestial body suggests planets form by merging - The Columbus Dispatch
Celestial body suggests planets form by merging  The Columbus Dispatch

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft traveled some 4 billion miles to take the first close-up look at a 22-mile-long world in the solar system's icy Kuiper belt beyond ...


Capturing a black hole, living in space and a new human relative: This week in space and science - CNN
Capturing a black hole, living in space and a new human relative: This week in space and science  CNN

This week, scientists shared the first photo of a supermassive black hole, and the eagerly anticipated final results of NASA's Twins Study researching longterm ...


'Space Butterfly' Is Home to Hundreds of Baby Stars - NASA Exoplanet Exploration and Discovery
'Space Butterfly' Is Home to Hundreds of Baby Stars  NASA Exoplanet Exploration and Discovery

What looks like a red butterfly in space is in reality a nursery for hundreds of baby stars, revealed in this infrared image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.


NASA's Cassini Finds Saturn's Rings Coat Tiny Moons - Jet Propulsion Laboratory
NASA's Cassini Finds Saturn's Rings Coat Tiny Moons  Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA's Cassini spacecraft gave scientists the closest-ever look at the mini-moons near Saturn - and new data that helps explain their weird shape and what ...


Celestial Visions on the Met Roof - The New York Times
Celestial Visions on the Met Roof  The New York Times

High above Manhattan, Alicja Kwade's planetary sculpture captures the music of the spheres.


See the Red Planet's encounter with the Seven Sisters at dusk - Astronomy Now Online
See the Red Planet's encounter with the Seven Sisters at dusk  Astronomy Now Online

As I explained in a former observing story, the major planets are currently confined to the dawn sky. But planet Mars, now eight months past its memorably close ...


The First Molecule that was Possible in the Universe has been Seen in Space - Universe Today
The First Molecule that was Possible in the Universe has been Seen in Space  Universe Today

The long search for the elusive first molecule is finally over. Scientists using SOFIA found helium hydride in the planetary nebula NGC 7027.


Tiny Asteroid To Skim Past Earth Closer Than The Moon Today, With Two Bigger Space Rocks In Tow - The Inquisitr News
Tiny Asteroid To Skim Past Earth Closer Than The Moon Today, With Two Bigger Space Rocks In Tow  The Inquisitr News

Three asteroids are headed toward Earth today for a series of close – but perfectly safe – encounters with our home world. Also known as “close-Earth ...


Activist Greta Thunberg warns of planet's future if we do not 'fix the climate' - The Advertiser
Activist Greta Thunberg warns of planet's future if we do not 'fix the climate'  The Advertiser

A NOTE ABOUT RELEVANT ADVERTISING: We collect information about the *content* (including ads) you use across this site and use it to make both advertising ...


Scientists find evidence Mercury has a solid inner core - EurekAlert
Scientists find evidence Mercury has a solid inner core  EurekAlert

Scientists have long known that Earth and Mercury have metallic cores. Like Earth, Mercury's outer core is composed of liquid metal, but there have only been ...


Naples Philharmonic visits 'The Planets,' with gusto - Naples Daily News
Naples Philharmonic visits 'The Planets,' with gusto  Naples Daily News

No recording can do a live performance of "The Planets" justice; Thursday night at Artis-Naples was the pealing, simmering, thundering proof of it.


Are Aliens Ignoring Us? Maybe We're Already Their Captives in a 'Galactic Zoo' - Live Science
Are Aliens Ignoring Us? Maybe We're Already Their Captives in a 'Galactic Zoo'  Live Science

Where are all the aliens? According to one theory, intelligent extraterrestrials have already made Earth an "exhibit" in a galactic zoo.


Ancient microbes discovered off the Juan de Fuca Ridge potentially offers glimpse into alien life - Sooke News Mirror
Ancient microbes discovered off the Juan de Fuca Ridge potentially offers glimpse into alien life  Sooke News Mirror

Microbes unearthed from deep in the ocean crust off the Juan de Fuca Ridge in the Pacific Northwest give scientists a window into ancient organisms that ...


Kivelson Succeeds Harrison as Chair of Space Studies Board - SpacePolicyOnline.com
Kivelson Succeeds Harrison as Chair of Space Studies Board  SpacePolicyOnline.com

Margaret Kivelson is the new chair of the Space Studies Board (SSB) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. She succeeds Fiona ...


Eureka! Scientists Photograph a Black Hole for the 1st Time - Space.com
Eureka! Scientists Photograph a Black Hole for the 1st Time  Space.com

For the first time ever, humanity has photographed a black hole, shining light on an exotic realm that had long been beyond our ken.


Aliens on their way to China? Mysterious UFO lights spotted in Beijing sparks controversy - News Nation
Aliens on their way to China? Mysterious UFO lights spotted in Beijing sparks controversy  News Nation

Taking to his website ET Data Base, Warning shared an interesting video showing some mysterious UFO lights hovering in the skies of Beijing, adding that such ...


HOROSCOPE FOR APRIL 22-28: Laying the groundwork - Wicked Local
HOROSCOPE FOR APRIL 22-28: Laying the groundwork  Wicked Local

Hang onto your seats this week, as we are likely to feel a significant jolt of some nature.We begin the week with the sun conjunct Uranus in Taurus. Uranus ...


Commentary: Digging into our planet's history - Duluth News Tribune
Commentary: Digging into our planet's history  Duluth News Tribune

These are the days of miracles and wonders, as Paul Simon once sang. News of one such marvel took me on a bright spring morning to the paleontology labs of ...


April 2019: 3 things stargazers should look for in the night sky - AccuWeather.com
April 2019: 3 things stargazers should look for in the night sky  AccuWeather.com

The first major meteor shower since January is set to peak in April, headlining this month's list of top astronomy events to mark on your calendar.


Picture was clear, but black hole's name a little fuzzy - ABC News
Picture was clear, but black hole's name a little fuzzy  ABC News

The newly pictured supermassive black hole is a beast with no name, at least not an official one. And what happens next could be cosmically confusing.


Good Friday earthquake: Major tremor predicted on Easter weekend - shock claim - Express.co.uk
Good Friday earthquake: Major tremor predicted on Easter weekend - shock claim  Express.co.uk

THE EASTER weekend could kick off with a major earthquake as a self-proclaimed mystic predicts a huge tremor on Good Friday.


Jupiter-size star generates titanic white-light 'superflare' – Astronomy Now - Astronomy Now Online
Jupiter-size star generates titanic white-light 'superflare' – Astronomy Now  Astronomy Now Online

A small, borderline star about the size of Jupiter some 250 light years from Earth has been caught in the act of emitting an enormous superflare, releasing the ...


Night Beat: UFOs, more common than we realize? - Times Union
Night Beat: UFOs, more common than we realize?  Times Union

ALBANY — It was 12:20 a.m. March 2 when a Voorheesville resident was awakened by the sound of the household's German Shepherd barking at the window.


Powerful Particles and Tugging Tides May Affect Extraterrestrial Life - UANews
Powerful Particles and Tugging Tides May Affect Extraterrestrial Life  UANews

Since its discovery in 2016, planetary scientists have been excited about TRAPPIST-1, a system where seven Earth-sized rocky planets orbit a cool star. Three of ...


Earth hit by 'interstellar object' which could prove life arrived here from outer space - Metro.co.uk
Earth hit by 'interstellar object' which could prove life arrived here from outer space  Metro.co.uk

Planet Earth has been hit by an 'interstellar object' which travelled here from another star system, two leading astronomers have claimed. Harvard University ...


Global Challenge Launched to Build Exoplanet Data Solutions - Space Ref
Global Challenge Launched to Build Exoplanet Data Solutions  Space Ref

ARIEL, a mission to make the first large-scale survey of exoplanet atmospheres, has launched a global competition series to find innovative solutions for the ...


Artist Alicja Kwade Wants You to Pause and Reflect on the Cosmic Wonder and Vastness of the Universe - artnet News
Artist Alicja Kwade Wants You to Pause and Reflect on the Cosmic Wonder and Vastness of the Universe  artnet News

The Polish-German artist Alicja Kwade's project at the Metropolitan Museum brings down the heavens and elaborates cosmic truths.


These microbes deep in the ocean crust may hold clues to the origin of life - Bangor Daily News
These microbes deep in the ocean crust may hold clues to the origin of life  Bangor Daily News

Deep in the ocean off the Pacific Northwest colonies of ancient microbes may hold clues to the evolution of life on our planet — and beyond, scientists say.


15 high-paying jobs for people who love to be outside - Yahoo Finance UK
15 high-paying jobs for people who love to be outside  Yahoo Finance UK

CNBC Make It analyzed data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to identify 15 high-paying occupations that offer workers the ability to work outside while ...


What’s the story behind why Disney is selling Coca-Cola in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge? - OCRegister
What’s the story behind why Disney is selling Coca-Cola in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge?  OCRegister

Dear Disney, I have a question: Just exactly how do Coca-Cola products exist in a galaxy far, far away? Walt Disney Imagineering's Scott Trowbridge announced ...


Today in History: April 21 - KFSM 5Newsonline
Today in History: April 21  KFSM 5Newsonline

(AP) — Today is Sunday, April 21, the 111th day of 2019. There are 254 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 21, 1789, John Adams was ...


Green New Deal: Climate justice is a human right say activists in Dorchester - MassLive.com
Green New Deal: Climate justice is a human right say activists in Dorchester  MassLive.com

More than 1,000 climate activists met at the Strand Theatre in Dorchester Thursday night urging Congress to take bold and ambitious action with the Green New ...


The Furlings: Everything We Know About Stargate’s Unseen Aliens - GateWorld.net
The Furlings: Everything We Know About Stargate’s Unseen Aliens  GateWorld.net

They might just be the oldest mystery in the Stargate universe. The Furlings are an advanced species who, long ago, were members of an alliance of four great ...


Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic - 6 Facts You Need to Know - Den of Geek US
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic - 6 Facts You Need to Know  Den of Geek US

Of all of the video games in Star Wars history, Knights of the Old Republic and its sequel may be the most memorable. In the rarified air of Star Wars storytelling, ...


TESS discovers its third new planet, with longest orbit yet: Measurements indicate a dense, gaseous, 'sub-Neptune' world, three times the size of Earth - Science Daily
TESS discovers its third new planet, with longest orbit yet: Measurements indicate a dense, gaseous, 'sub-Neptune' world, three times the size of Earth  Science Daily

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, TESS, has discovered a third small planet outside our solar system, scientists report.


Disney prepares to wow Star Wars' fans with new Galaxy's Edge theme parks - CNBC
Disney prepares to wow Star Wars' fans with new Galaxy's Edge theme parks  CNBC

Star Wars fans can finally take a vacation to a galaxy far, far away. Galaxy's Edge, the newest Disney theme park adventure, is opening in about month in ...


The Day the Dinosaurs Died - The New Yorker
The Day the Dinosaurs Died  The New Yorker

Douglas Preston on the young paleontologist who may have discovered a record of the most significant event in the history of life on Earth.


Conditions for life might exist on new planet discovered around Barna - Astronomy Magazine
Conditions for life might exist on new planet discovered around Barna  Astronomy Magazine

Late last year, astronomers announced that they'd found a super-Earth around Barnard's star – one of the closest suns to our own. The discovery of a planet just ...


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.


Today in History, April 21: Innovative musician Prince died in 2016 - Cincinnati.com
Today in History, April 21: Innovative musician Prince died in 2016  Cincinnati.com

Musical legend Prince was found dead April 21, 2016.


AI discovers two planets from space telescope data - News Nation
AI discovers two planets from space telescope data  News Nation

Scientists have used artificial intelligence (AI) to uncover two more hidden planets in the data collected by the Kepler space telescope. The technique shows ...


Evidence for mysterious Planet Nine continues to mount, could be ' solar system's missing link' - Fox News
Evidence for mysterious Planet Nine continues to mount, could be ' solar system's missing link'  Fox News

Evidence for Planet Nine continues to mount, as two new studies offer support of its existence, even if NASA and space researchers have yet to find it.


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 ...


Lecture to explore the hunt for other worlds, life on other planets - UChicago News
Lecture to explore the hunt for other worlds, life on other planets  UChicago News

MIT astrophysicist Sara Seager to answer questions about the hunt for exoplanets in Brinson Lecture.


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.


New NASA mission could find more than 1000 planets: Study finds future telescope could unveil some mysteries of the universe - Science Daily
New NASA mission could find more than 1000 planets: Study finds future telescope could unveil some mysteries of the universe  Science Daily

A NASA telescope that will give humans the largest, deepest, clearest picture of the universe since the Hubble Space Telescope could find as many as 1400 ...


TWIST (The Week in Science & Technology): April 14-20, 2019 - FlipScience
TWIST (The Week in Science & Technology): April 14-20, 2019  FlipScience

From Rappler: Environmental authorities rescued around 129 Palawan hill mynas from a wildlife poacher in Bataraza town in southern Palawan. The birds ...


What Scientists Found After Sifting Through Dust in the Solar System - NASA Planetary Science
What Scientists Found After Sifting Through Dust in the Solar System  NASA Planetary Science

Just as dust gathers in corners and along bookshelves in our homes, dust piles up in space too. But when the dust settles in the solar system, it's often in rings.


The planet-hunting Kepler space telescope is dead - Science News
The planet-hunting Kepler space telescope is dead  Science News

The Kepler space telescope is officially out of fuel and will hunt planets no more, NASA announced.


Stream The Best New Albums Out April 19 : All Songs Considered - NPR
Stream The Best New Albums Out April 19 : All Songs Considered  NPR

Our list of the best albums out this week includes Lizzo's long-awaited debut, the rousing, infectious anthems of Johnnyswim, new music from The Tallest Man ...


New extremely distant solar system object found during hunt for Planet X: The newly found object, called 2015 TG387, will be announced Tuesday by the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center - Science Daily
New extremely distant solar system object found during hunt for Planet X: The newly found object, called 2015 TG387, will be announced Tuesday by the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center  Science Daily

Astronomers have discovered a new extremely distant object far beyond Pluto with an orbit that supports the presence of an even-farther-out, Super-Earth or ...