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.
NASA finds 'super-Earth' with an atmosphere it can analyse
But don't expect to find life there.
NASA space telescope discovers Earth's closest rocky neighbor
NASA's Spitzer telescope confirmed the discovery of HD 219134b just 21 light-years away
NASA's new telescopes could spot alien life within 20 years
Convinced that there's got to be life on other planets? You're not alone in the universe -- in fac...
Alt-Week 12.7.13: Wormhole short-cuts, watery planets and history as seen by Google Books
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NASA gives planet-hunting TESS space telescope go-ahead for 2017 launch
NASA's Kepler space telescope hasn't exactly been a slouch when it comes to planet hunting, but th...
Project 1640 offers new way to search for planets beyond our solar system
It's taken more than six years of development, but a new imaging system for the Palomar Observator...
Infrared telescope can pick out the atmosphere on distant planets, smell what the aliens are smelling
Astronomers in Chile using the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope are now able t...