Saturday, July 20, 2019
Exoplanet discovery News
Eighteen Earth-sized exoplanets discovered
Scientists have discovered 18 Earth-sized planets beyond the solar system, including one of the smallest known so far and another that could offer conditions friendly to life.
2 months ago
NASA's planet-hunting probe, TESS spots Earth-sized planet
NASA's latest planet-hunting probe, Transiting Exoplanets Survey Satellite (TESS) has discovered its first Earth-sized exoplanet orbiting a star 53 light-years away.
3 months ago
Shimmering 'super-Earth' in constellation Cassiopeia discovered
HD219134 b is one of three candidates likely to belong to a new exotic class of exoplanets, say the researchers.
7 months ago
New planet could resemble Star Trek's Vulcan, scientists say
Science fiction and real astronomy have collided, as researchers have now found an exoplanet that resembles Star Treks' Vulcan, home to the popular cahacrter Mr Spock.
10 months ago
How India showed the world a new exoplanet, and what it means for science
The first thing is to understand an exoplanet’s characteristics and fundamental parameters like mass, radius, what kind of atmosphere it has.
1 year ago
Google doodle pats NASA's back for exoplanet discovery
The Google doodle shows a telescope looking out towards space from a circle, representing the earth, with the moon by its side.
2 years ago
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