Sep 9, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers headed by Dr Sean Brittain of Clemson University have discovered evidence of a huge extrasolar planet forming around the young star HD 100546. An...

Jul 25, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of astronomers headed by Dr Nikku Madhusudhan of the Cambridge University’s Institute of Astronomy has found that the abundance of water vapor...

Jul 22, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A year on the newly discovered Uranus-sized exoplanet Kepler-421b lasts for 704.2 days, making it the longest orbital period exoplanet yet found. Its parent...

Jul 21, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Oceans are crucial for supporting Earth-like life on extrasolar planets, according to a study published in the journal Astrobiology. Artist’s concept...

Jul 5, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers led by Dr Paul Robertson of the Pennsylvania State University say that signals that were suspected to be coming from two Earth-like exoplanets...

Jul 4, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Using gravitational microlensing, a team of astronomers led by Prof Andrew Gould from Ohio State University has detected a cold terrestrial exoplanet orbiting...

Jun 29, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of astronomers led by Dr Robert Wittenmyer of the University of New South Wales has discovered a super-Earth orbiting near the inner edge of the...

Jun 17, 2014 by Sci-News.com

UK and Australian astronomers have developed a powerful new tool that could help detect chemical signs of alien life on planets outside of the Solar System. The...

Jun 3, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers led Dr Guillem Anglada-Escude from Queen Mary University of London, UK, have announced the discovery of two exoplanets circling a very old...