It rains sunscreen on this 'hot Jupiter' exoplanet
Scientists now believe that it snows sunscreen in most hot Jupiter-sized exoplanets.
The TRAPPIST-1 star system may be too old for life
It's up to twice as old as the Solar System.
EVE Online starts putting players to work finding exoplanets
Put those in-game hours to good use.
Astronomers spot the smallest star so far
It’s only slightly larger than Saturn.
ESA’s search for Earth’s ‘twin’ starts in 2026
The PLATO mission will use 26 telescopes to search for habitable planets.
NASA found ten Earth-size planets with conditions ideal for water
They sit within a "habitable zone" around their particular stars that is conducive to liquid water.
Trappist-1 planets may have formed from chunks of melting ice
A new theory explains why the planets are so close together and similar in size.
Most habitable planets may be completely covered in water
Simulations suggest that Earth's ideal mix of land and sea is rare.
Nearby 'super-Earth' may be our best shot yet at finding alien life
LHS 1140b is in just the right orbit for atmospheric studies.