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...

Jan 17, 2015 by Sci-News.com

An international group of astronomers using NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope has discovered three so-called super-Earth exoplanets orbiting a red dwarf...

Jan 8, 2015 by Sci-News.com

An international team of astronomers led by Dr Guillermo Torres of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics has discovered eight new extrasolar...

Dec 19, 2014 by Sci-News.com

An international team of astronomers using NASA’s Kepler space telescope has discovered a new exoplanet, named HIP 116454b. This artistic impression...

Sep 24, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of astronomers from the United States, Chile and Europe has detected water vapor in the atmosphere of a Neptune-sized extrasolar planet known as...

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...

Jun 3, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Extrasolar planets can be divided into three types: terrestrials, gas giants, and mid-sized gas dwarfs – planets between about one and four times...