Kepler

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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03.22.16
NASA catches the flash of a supernova for the first time
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NASA catches the flash of a supernova for the first time

The Kepler space telescope has spotted the initial shockwave of an exploding star.

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10.21.15
Astronomers find the first planet known to orbit a white dwarf
10.21.15

Astronomers find the first planet known to orbit a white dwarf

Astronomers have spotted a planet slowly being eradicated by a dying star.

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07.26.15
Inhabitat's Week in Green: 3D-printed villas and Earth-like planets
07.26.15

Inhabitat's Week in Green: 3D-printed villas and Earth-like planets

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. This week, check out a solar-powered treehouse and Lego sculptures of comic book heroes and villains.

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07.23.15
NASA discovers a 'close cousin' of Earth around a sun-like star
07.23.15

NASA discovers a 'close cousin' of Earth around a sun-like star

NASA's Kepler space telescope spotted a bigger, older cousin of the Earth.

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01.08.15
NASA made travel posters for real exoplanets, and they're superb
01.08.15

NASA made travel posters for real exoplanets, and they're superb

NASA's Kepler telescope is still discovering new, distant exoplanets in our corner of the Milky Wa...

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