Exoplanets

08.10.17
A nearby Sun-like star hosts four Earth-sized planets
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A nearby Sun-like star hosts four Earth-sized planets

Any life there would get pelted by asteroids and comets, though.

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05.27.17
The search for a habitable second Earth
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The search for a habitable second Earth

We’ve never had a better chance of finding extraterrestrial life -- if it exists.

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02.22.17
'EVE Online' is crowdsourcing the search for real exoplanets
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'EVE Online' is crowdsourcing the search for real exoplanets

Seek out new life and new civilizations through a mini-game called "Project Discovery."

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07.21.16
Hubble study finds two potentially habitable exoplanets
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Hubble study finds two potentially habitable exoplanets

A pair of nearby planets offer rocky surfaces and dense atmospheres.

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04.08.16
NASA's resurrected telescope seeks wandering planets
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NASA's resurrected telescope seeks wandering planets

Kepler will use "gravitational lensing" to spot Milky Way exoplanets.

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07.30.15
NASA space telescope discovers Earth's closest rocky neighbor
07.30.15

NASA space telescope discovers Earth's closest rocky neighbor

NASA's Spitzer telescope confirmed the discovery of HD 219134b just 21 light-years away

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07.16.14
NASA's new telescopes could spot alien life within 20 years
07.16.14

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...

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12.07.13
Alt-Week 12.7.13: Wormhole short-cuts, watery planets and history as seen by Google Books
12.07.13

Alt-Week 12.7.13: Wormhole short-cuts, watery planets and history as seen by Google Books

Alt-week takes a look at the best science and alternative tech stories from the last seven days....

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