Kepler

04.11.16
NASA's Kepler space telescope is back in good health
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NASA's Kepler space telescope is back in good health

The mission crew successfully brought their spacecraft back from the brink.

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04.09.16
NASA's Kepler spacecraft is in 'emergency mode'
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NASA's Kepler spacecraft is in 'emergency mode'

Scientists are hoping the aging telescope can be used to hunt down hidden exoplanets.

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04.08.16
NASA's resurrected telescope seeks wandering planets
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NASA's resurrected telescope seeks wandering planets

Kepler will use "gravitational lensing" to spot Milky Way exoplanets.

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03.22.16
NASA catches the flash of a supernova for the first time
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NASA catches the flash of a supernova for the first time

The Kepler space telescope has spotted the initial shockwave of an exploding star.

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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.

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