Jun 30, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A multinational team of astronomers has determined precise ages and other fundamental properties of 33 Kepler stars with the so-called ‘solar-like oscillations.’...

Jun 18, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers using data from NASA’s Kepler mission have determined the sizes and masses of three planets orbiting a star much fainter and cooler than...

Jun 2, 2015 by Sci-News.com

According to a team of astronomers at Aarhus University in Denmark, Earth-sized terrestrial planets orbit their host stars in circular patterns, much like...

May 13, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers using data collected by NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope have found evidence of daily weather cycles on fourteen extrasolar gas giants. An artist’s...

May 4, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A group of astronomers led by Benjamin Montet of the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, has discovered a highly irradiated mini-Neptune exoplanet...

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...

Feb 12, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Using data from NASA’s Kepler mission, two teams of astronomers, led by Mauricio Ortiz from the University of Heidelberg and Simona Ciceri of the...

Feb 6, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A group of researchers from Australia and Denmark led by Dr Charley Lineweaver of the Australian National University has calculated that there are hundreds...

Jan 27, 2015 by Sci-News.com

An international team of astronomers headed by Dr Tiago Campante of the University of Birmingham’s School of Physics and Astronomy, UK, has discovered...