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Learn more about the strange new class of planets that wander alone in the galaxy.
Computer analysis of the wobble of a nearby star may have turned up evidence for a small, Earth-sized world -- but don't get too excited about it being habitable.
Was the 1977 'Wow!' signal communications from an alien civilization? Or was it interference from a passing comet? In 2017, we may finally have an answer.
Laboratory test on ice compression has revealed that Jupiter's icy moon's crust could generate a surprising amount of heat, opening a new window into understanding the moon's potentially life-giving ocean.
Hawking said it's not likely that scientists will find intelligent alien life in the next 20 years. But he had one caveat.
Only one star system discovered so far has a population of both super-Earths and hot-Jupiters -- what's up with that?
Long before the first confirmed planetary finds in the 1990s, an observer in 1917 caught evidence of planetary debris around a new star, new research into an astronomical glass plate reveals.
Communications with the Kepler space telescope have been resumed and hopes are high that the embattled mission will soon get back to the business of finding alien worlds.
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