Exoplanet

02.02.17
With new method, scientists find water on an exoplanet
02.02.17 in

With new method, scientists find water on an exoplanet

Using the Very Large Telescope, we can now sniff the air of a planet 50 light years away.

View
01.10.17
ESO will upgrade its Very Large Telescope to hunt for exoplanets
01.10.17 in

ESO will upgrade its Very Large Telescope to hunt for exoplanets

The upgraded VLT will look for planets orbiting our neighboring star system, the Alpha Centauri.

View
A newsletter a day keeps the FOMO at bay.
Just enter your email and we'll take care of the rest:
12.28.16
Exoplanets may have carved dusty tracks around a young star
12.28.16 in

Exoplanets may have carved dusty tracks around a young star

It seems that planetary formation happens earlier than thought.

View
11.14.16
Scientists can directly observe alien planets with a new tool
11.14.16 in

Scientists can directly observe alien planets with a new tool

CHARIS' successful dry run could usher in a new era of exoplanet research.

View
10.11.16
Scientists want to send a telescope to photograph Alpha Centauri
10.11.16 in

Scientists want to send a telescope to photograph Alpha Centauri

Project Blue is backed by SETI and UMass Lowell, but need cash from generous millionaires to make it happen.

View
08.24.16
There's a potentially habitable planet just one star over
08.24.16

There's a potentially habitable planet just one star over

Proxima b is only four light years away, and it's about the same size as Earth.

View
07.19.16
Kepler space telescope spots two planets that might support life
07.19.16

Kepler space telescope spots two planets that might support life

And they’re only 181 light years away!

View