exoplanets

NASA’s Kepler telescope found 10 near-Earth size exoplanets

According to the report, this is the most comprehensive and detailed catalog release of candidate exoplanets, which are planets outside our solar system, from Kepler’s first four years of data. It’s also the final catalog from the spacecraft’s view of the

NASA calls press conference to reveal ‘most sophisticated analyses yet’ of its Kepler planet hunting telescope

NASA is set to reveal the latest discoveries from its ongoing hunt for planets outside of our solar system, in an event next week that could ultimately help guide the search for alien life, according to Daily Mail. While the space agency

Astronomers Confirm Orbital Details of TRAPPIST-1’s Least Understood Planet

TRAPPIST-1 is only eight percent the mass of our sun, making it a cooler and less luminous star. It’s home to seven Earth-size planets, three of which orbit in their star's habitable zone—the range of distances from a star where liquid water

Earth-Sized ‘Tatooine’ Planets Could Be Habitable

With two suns in its sky, Luke Skywalker's home planet Tatooine in "Star Wars" looks like a parched, sandy desert world. In real life, thanks to observatories such as NASA's Kepler space telescope, we know that two-star systems can indeed support

Breaking News: NASA Telescope Reveals Largest Batch of Earth-Size, Habitable-Zone Planets Around Single Star

The discovery sets a new record for greatest number of habitable-zone planets found around a single star outside our solar system. All of these seven planets could have liquid water – key to life as we know it – under the right

How To Watch NASA’s Announcement Of A ‘Discovery Beyond Our Solar System’

NASA's press conference on "discovery beyond our solar system" is scheduled to take place on 23 February, 5am AEDST and you can watch it yourself online, live, at NASA TV. According to Gizmodo, present at the briefing will be Thomas Zurbuchen

NASA to host major press conference on ‘discovery beyond our solar system’

Exoplanets are the best hope for finding life away from Earth, Joinfo.com reports wit reference to Independent. NASA is to host a major press conference on a "discovery beyond our solar system". The event will see the revelation of major information about exoplanets, or

Search for aliens: Scientists detect more than 100 new potential exoplanets

Scientists have been working towards searching alien planets in the universe using various techniques. In search of alien worlds, they have spotted more than 100 new potential exoplanets using one of the most successful techniques, Joinfo.com reports with reference to News

5 exoplanets rated as most habitable

Here is a top 5 exoplanets, as Tech Insider states, which are rated as most habitable, Joinfo.ua reports. A good way to estimate how habitable a planet is the Earth Similarity Index (ESI). This number is calculated from the