NASA's Kepler spacecraft is in 'emergency mode'
Scientists are hoping the aging telescope can be used to hunt down hidden exoplanets.
NASA's resurrected telescope seeks wandering planets
Kepler will use "gravitational lensing" to spot Milky Way exoplanets.
NASA catches the flash of a supernova for the first time
The Kepler space telescope has spotted the initial shockwave of an exploding star.
Exoplanet census suggests Earth really is special
Pale Blue Dot FTW!
Astronomers spot a star with a Jupiter-like storm
This brown dwarf's massive storm is reminiscent of Jupiter's Red Spot.
See what every star system Kepler's found looks like compared to ours
See all 1,700 exoplanets we currently know about
Astronomers find the first planet known to orbit a white dwarf
Astronomers have spotted a planet slowly being eradicated by a dying star.
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.
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.