Exoplanet

07.07.16
Researchers discover new exoplanet orbiting triple suns
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Researchers discover new exoplanet orbiting triple suns

HD 131399Ab is about four times the size of Jupiter and a toasty 1,070 degrees Fahrenheit.

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06.21.16
Newborn exoplanet might be the youngest ever observed
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Newborn exoplanet might be the youngest ever observed

It's about the size of Neptune, but keeps a much closer orbit to its star.

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06.09.16
Hot Jupiter planets can speed up their stars' rotation
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Hot Jupiter planets can speed up their stars' rotation

An exoplanet causes "star tides" as it whips around every 20 hours.

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04.12.16
'Starshot' plan gets probes to Alpha Centauri in your lifetime
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'Starshot' plan gets probes to Alpha Centauri in your lifetime

Stephen Hawking and Yuri Milner are backing a $100 million effort to explore our closest neighboring star.

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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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