Kepler

08.08.16
We still don't know why 'alien megastructure' star is dimming
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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.

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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!

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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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04.11.16
NASA's Kepler space telescope is back in good health
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NASA's Kepler space telescope is back in good health

The mission crew successfully brought their spacecraft back from the brink.

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04.09.16
NASA's Kepler spacecraft is in 'emergency mode'
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NASA's Kepler spacecraft is in 'emergency mode'

Scientists are hoping the aging telescope can be used to hunt down hidden exoplanets.

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