Exoplanet

03.29.16
NASA is building a new exoplanet-hunting tool
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NASA is building a new exoplanet-hunting tool

The $10 million instrument is expected to start looking for exoplanets in 2019.

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02.20.16
NASA's next space telescope sees 100 times more than Hubble
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NASA's next space telescope sees 100 times more than Hubble

WFIRST's extremely large viewing area will help you understand the universe.

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02.20.16
ICYMI: NASA's new telescope, amazing robot hand and more
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ICYMI: NASA's new telescope, amazing robot hand and more

Hubble might be able to analyze exoplanet atmosphere, but the new one will cover 100 times the area.

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11.20.15
ICYMI: Pigeon cancer detection, pill stethoscope and more
11.20.15

ICYMI: Pigeon cancer detection, pill stethoscope and more

Pigeons can detect breast cancer, this is not a drill

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11.17.15
NASA's chemical 'laptop' would help find life on other planets
11.17.15

NASA's chemical 'laptop' would help find life on other planets

NASA says it has the first device designed to find key signs of life on other worlds.

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11.17.15
Scientists chart Mach 7 winds on a Jupiter-sized exoplanet
11.17.15

Scientists chart Mach 7 winds on a Jupiter-sized exoplanet

When scientists discovered a Jupiter-sized exoplanet in the Vulpecula constellation, they knew the...

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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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10.20.15
The majority of Earth-like planets haven't been born yet
10.20.15

The majority of Earth-like planets haven't been born yet

Astronomers believe that the universe is simply too young for Earth-like planets to be common.

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