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eu.usatoday.com — Astronomers discovered a 'super-Earth' orbiting a dwarf sun 31 light-years away. If the planet has a thick atmosphere it may be able to support life. A potentially habitable 'super-Earth' has been discovered just 31 light-years away from our solar system, astronomers announced Wednesday.  The plan…
01.08.2019 0 comments From Alex
cnet.com — As far as the universe goes, Teegarden's star, a faint red-dwarf, is located pretty much next door. Astronomers have discovered two intriguing planets located in the star's habitable zone where they could possibly host liquid water. A research team led by the University of Gottingen in Germany anno…
19.06.2019 0 comments From Alex
nationalgeographic.com — Subtle shifts in the motion of the nearby star Proxima Centauri suggest that it may host not one but two alien worlds. Not just one, but two planets might be orbiting the nearest star to our sun, a small red dwarf called Proxima Centauri that’s about 4.24 light-years away. “We are pleased to sho…
13.04.2019 0 comments From Alex
universetoday.com — Looking to the future, NASA and other space agencies have high hopes for the field of extra-solar planet research. In the past decade, the number of known exoplanets has reached just shy of 4000, and many more are expected to be found once next-generations telescopes are put into service. And with s…
17.03.2019 0 comments From Alex
dailymail.co.uk — Using data from NASA's Kepler space telescope, two NASA interns and a team of amateur astronomers have found a new 'super Earth'. Roughly twice the size of Earth, and known as K2-288Bb, the new world is located within its star's habitable zone, raising hopes it could contain life. It is 226 light-…
09.01.2019 0 comments From Alex
nationalgeographic.com — Astronomers may have finally found an alien world orbiting the science fiction staple known as Barnard's Star. Just six light-years away, a frozen world seems to be orbiting a small, dim red star. If it’s truly there, the alien planet would at least partly fulfill a fantasy decades in the making,…
15.11.2018 0 comments From Alex
space.com — In an astronomical first, four gigantic planets have been detected around a very young star, a new study reports.  The star in question is CI Tau, which lies about 500 light-years from Earth. CI Tau is just 2 million years old and is still surrounded by a swirling clump of dust and gas known as a p…
17.10.2018 0 comments From Alex
thisisinsider.com — The universe has so many galaxies, stars, planets, and moons that many scientists believe an intelligent extraterrestrial race should exist within detectable range of Earth. Humans have yet to detect such alien signals, but a new study suggests we've barely scratched the surface in our search. St…
10.10.2018 0 comments From Alex
peoplearea.com — NASA published the first official photo taken with the new space telescope TESS, which was launched on April 18, 2018 by SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket for high elliptical orbit. TESS is an abbreviation of Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite. It should help in searching for exoplanets, or planets simila…
21.09.2018 0 comments From Alex
deccanherald.com — Data from the exoplanet-hunting Kepler Space Telescope and the Gaia mission indicates that many of the known planets may contain as much as 50 per cent water. (NASA file photo for representation. Via AFP) Full Article >>
20.08.2018 0 comments From Alex
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