Kepler

12.02.15
See what every star system Kepler's found looks like compared to ours
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See what every star system Kepler's found looks like compared to ours

See all 1,700 exoplanets we currently know about

By A. Tarantola,   12.02.15
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10.21.15
Astronomers find the first planet known to orbit a white dwarf
10.21.15

Astronomers find the first planet known to orbit a white dwarf

Astronomers have spotted a planet slowly being eradicated by a dying star.

By J. Fingas,   10.21.15
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07.26.15
Inhabitat's Week in Green: 3D-printed villas and Earth-like planets
07.26.15

Inhabitat's Week in Green: 3D-printed villas and Earth-like planets

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. This week, check out a solar-powered treehouse and Lego sculptures of comic book heroes and villains.

By Inhabitat,   07.26.15
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07.23.15
NASA discovers a 'close cousin' of Earth around a sun-like star
07.23.15

NASA discovers a 'close cousin' of Earth around a sun-like star

NASA's Kepler space telescope spotted a bigger, older cousin of the Earth.

By C. Velazco,   07.23.15
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01.08.15
NASA made travel posters for real exoplanets, and they're superb
01.08.15

NASA made travel posters for real exoplanets, and they're superb

NASA's Kepler telescope is still discovering new, distant exoplanets in our corner of the Milky Wa...

By N. Summers,   01.08.15
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12.06.14
Research says alien life could exist but chances of contact are slim
12.06.14

Research says alien life could exist but chances of contact are slim

It's incredibly likely that we aren't alone in the universe, but the chances of us making contact w...

By T. Seppala,   12.06.14
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09.25.14
NASA uses three space telescopes to detect water vapor on Neptune-sized exoplanet
09.25.14

NASA uses three space telescopes to detect water vapor on Neptune-sized exoplanet

NASA has been discovering one exoplanet after another these days, but its scientists have to look...

By M. Moon,   09.25.14
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04.17.14
NASA finds Earth-sized planet that could support life
04.17.14

NASA finds Earth-sized planet that could support life

NASA's Kepler telescope has discovered a veritable bounty of alien planets, but none of them have...

By A. Santos,   04.17.14
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02.26.14
NASA discovers 715 alien planets by looking for them in groups
02.26.14

NASA discovers 715 alien planets by looking for them in groups

We know that it's no longer rare to discover alien worlds, but NASA just made it downright commonp...

By J. Fingas,   02.26.14
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