Planet

09.07.18
Planet-hunting Kepler telescope declares that it is not, in fact, dead
09.07.18 in

Planet-hunting Kepler telescope declares that it is not, in fact, dead

The spacecraft may be critically low on fuel, but it's still fighting.

View
A newsletter a day keeps the FOMO at bay.
Just enter your email and we'll take care of the rest:
04.17.18
Scientists think these meteorite diamonds formed on a long-lost planet
04.17.18 in

Scientists think these meteorite diamonds formed on a long-lost planet

Deposits embedded in the diamonds gave clues about the meteorite's origin.

View
04.23.17
Most habitable planets may be completely covered in water
04.23.17 in

Most habitable planets may be completely covered in water

Simulations suggest that Earth's ideal mix of land and sea is rare.

View
04.19.17
Nearby 'super-Earth' may be our best shot yet at finding alien life
04.19.17 in

Nearby 'super-Earth' may be our best shot yet at finding alien life

LHS 1140b is in just the right orbit for atmospheric studies.

View