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...

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 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 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 8, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers, led by Dr David Kipping of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, have discovered two new extrasolar planets circling a dim, red...

Oct 1, 2013 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers using data from two space telescopes have created the first cloud map of a hot gas giant called Kepler-7b. This artist’s rendering shows...

Aug 21, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

An international team of astronomers reporting in the Astrophysical Journal (arXiv.org) has discovered an Earth-sized exoplanet called Kepler 78b that...

Jun 27, 2013 by Natali Anderson

An international group of astronomers reporting in the journal Nature has discovered two extrasolar planets circling Sun-like stars in the open star cluster...

Apr 19, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

Using observations with NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered two new planetary systems that include three super-Earths in the habitable...