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.
NASA offers first look at planet-rich Trappist-1 star system
The crude images help to characterize our cosmic neighbor.
Astronomers have found the roundest object in the universe
The star, Kepler 11145123, is the closest celestial body to a perfect sphere we've ever observed.
We still don't know why 'alien megastructure' star is dimming
Kepler telescope data proves that its light decreased over four years, but not why.
The After Math: She blinded me with science
It's poetry in motion.
Kepler space telescope spots two planets that might support life
And they’re only 181 light years away!
Newborn exoplanet might be the youngest ever observed
It's about the size of Neptune, but keeps a much closer orbit to its star.
Scientists find the largest known planet to orbit two stars
Kepler-1647b is as big as Jupiter, but it's warmed by two suns.