Life may be easier to find on planets outside the ‘habitable zone’
A new study says that icy worlds with subsurface oceans might be our best bet.
NASA study will help identify potentially habitable planets
Stars must emit just enough near-infrared light to prevent the loss of oceans.
Hubble telescope spots evidence of water on Trappist-1 planets
There's a very slim chance the planets are habitable.
Kickstarter commemorates Voyager with projects celebrating humanity
‘Projects of Earth’ campaigns are launching at the same time the Voyager probes did.
A nearby Sun-like star hosts four Earth-sized planets
Any life there would get pelted by asteroids and comets, though.
The search for a habitable second Earth
We’ve never had a better chance of finding extraterrestrial life -- if it exists.
'EVE Online' is crowdsourcing the search for real exoplanets
Seek out new life and new civilizations through a mini-game called "Project Discovery."
Hubble study finds two potentially habitable exoplanets
A pair of nearby planets offer rocky surfaces and dense atmospheres.
NASA's resurrected telescope seeks wandering planets
Kepler will use "gravitational lensing" to spot Milky Way exoplanets.