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.
NASA offers first look at planet-rich Trappist-1 star system
The crude images help to characterize our cosmic neighbor.
Visit NASA's newly discovered planets in 'Elite: Dangerous'
The space exploration game is adding Trappist-1 as a destination.
NASA is crowdsourcing the search for exoplanets
Your eyeballs can spot planets far better than algorithms.
Planet acquires Google's Terra Bella satellite imaging division
The startup will soon be photographing the entire planet on a daily basis.
Google may sell off its satellite imaging division
As part of Alphabet's belt-tightening, Terra Bella may be cast off to a rival.
ICYMI: Charging lights with foot power
And solar panels too, natch.
Scientists can directly observe alien planets with a new tool
CHARIS' successful dry run could usher in a new era of exoplanet research.