Apr 23, 2015 by Sci-News.com

NASA’s Nexus for Exoplanet System Science (NExSS) initiative will bring together top research groups and will provide a synthesized approach in the search...

Apr 22, 2015 by Sci-News.com

For the first time, astronomers have directly detected visible light reflected off an extrasolar planet. This artist’s view shows the hot Jupiter exoplanet...

Apr 15, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers using NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope and the Polish Optical Gravitational Lensing Experiment (OGLE) telescope at the Las Campanas Observatory...

Apr 8, 2015 by Sci-News.com

According to NASA chief scientist Dr Ellen Stofan, in the next twenty years, scientists may very well finally answer whether we are alone in the Solar...

Mar 30, 2015 by Sci-News.com

According to astrophysicists Dr Scott Kenyon of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and Dr Ben Bromley of the University of Utah, terrestrial, Earth-like...

Mar 24, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A new study, published March 23 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, suggests that Jupiter’s inward-outward migration early in the...

Mar 9, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers Dr Guillem Anglada-Escudé from the Queen Mary University of London and Dr Mikko Tuomi from the University of Hertfordshire have dismissed...

Mar 5, 2015 by Sci-News.com

According to a team of astronomers headed by Dr Lewis Roberts from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, an extrasolar gas giant called 30 Arietis...

Feb 19, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Using the ULTRACAM instrument on the 4.2-m William Herschel Telescope, a group of astronomers led by Jakub Bochinski of Open University in Milton Keynes,...