exoplanet

Frontier Adds Recently-Discovered Exoplanet System to Elite: Dangerous

Earlier this week, NASA announced that it had discovered seven Earth-like exoplanets, all orbiting the same star, which could all potentially support life. The dwarf star ...

February 26, 2017 at 7:11 pm by

NASA Discovers Seven Earth-Like Exoplanets

US astronautics organisation NASA has announced that it has found seven exoplanets orbiting a single star which are of of comparable size to Earth; three of the planets have ...

February 23, 2017 at 11:11 pm by
NASA to Make Exoplanet Announcement on February 22

NASA to Make Exoplanet Announcement on February 22

On February 22, Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Stanrdard Time/6:00 PM Greenwich Mean Time, NASA is set to announce their latest exoplanet discovery; that is discovery of ...

February 22, 2017 at 3:30 pm by

Kepler Space Telescope Recovered from Emergency Mode

It was recently reported that the deep space telescope, Kepler had run into trouble and had forced itself to enter its emergency mode. Thankfully the ...

April 12, 2016 at 1:37 pm by

Planet Hunting Spacecraft Kepler Enters Emergency Mode

NASA engineers have raised a mission emergency in regards to the exoplanet-hunting spacecraft Kepler, which has unexpectedly entered its emergency mode 75 million miles from ...

April 11, 2016 at 12:40 pm by

New Exoplanet Hunting Instrument Being Developed by NASA

NASA and the National Science Foundation (NSF) have recently been constructing a team of astronomers as part of a project to construct a powerful new exoplanet-hunting tool. ...

March 31, 2016 at 5:30 pm by

NASA Discovers ‘Super-Earth’ Exoplanet With an Atmosphere

Astronomers from NASA and ESA have, for the first time, been able to analyse the atmosphere of an exoplanet that is classified as a ‘Super-Earth’. Exoplanet 55 ...

February 19, 2016 at 9:20 am by

New Telescope Technology Could Allow Us to See Alien Life within 20 Years

There is a lot of the solar system that remains to be seen and NASA are working hard to take a real close look at what is out there. A panel convened recently to discuss ...

July 17, 2014 at 10:22 am by

International Astronomical Union (IAU) Planet-Naming Contest Opening Up

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) will open up exoplanet naming contests starting next year, in an effort to cut off the complicated names following the once-strict ...

July 11, 2014 at 9:50 pm by


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