Apr 18, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A large team of astronomers has announced the discovery of an Earth-sized exoplanet orbiting within the habitable zone of Kepler-186. This artistic concept...

Apr 11, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers using telescopes in New Zealand and Tasmania say they have observed an extrasolar moon candidate orbiting an object called MOA-2011-BLG-262. Using...

Feb 27, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers of NASA’s Kepler mission announced yesterday the discovery of 715 new extrasolar planets orbiting 305 stars in our Milky Way Galaxy. This...

Feb 26, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers led by Alexandra Lockwood from California Institute of Technology in Pasadena have detected the water vapor in the atmosphere of an extrasolar...

Feb 6, 2014 by Sci-News.com

NASA astronomers announced the discovery of a strange super-Neptune circling a pair of orange and red dwarfs known as Kepler-413. This is an artist’s...

Jan 31, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Researchers reporting in the Astrophysical Journal Letters have found that the majority of circumbinary planets – planets that orbit two stars –...

Jan 23, 2014 by Sci-News.com

An international group of astronomers led by Dr Vincent Van Eylen of Aarhus University, Denmark, has discovered a Neptune-sized extrasolar planet orbiting...

Jan 15, 2014 by Sci-News.com

An international team of astronomers has discovered three new extrasolar planets in an open star cluster known as Messier 67: two planets circling dwarf...

Jan 13, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of astronomers led by Dr Stephen Kane of San Francisco State University has discovered a new giant extrasolar planet circling the nearby G5 star...