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An international team of astronomers have estimated that every red dwarf in our galaxy hosts at least one exoplanet and that one quarter host super-Earths orbiting within their habitable zones. Continue reading →
A meteorite from Mars has been studied up-close and scientists have detected tiny structures that could be interpreted as having a biological origin. Continue reading →
The number of known planets beyond the solar system took a giant leap thanks to a new technique that verifies candidate planets found by NASA’s Kepler space telescope in batches rather than one-by-one.
Water vapor has been detected in the atmosphere of one of the first alien planets ever identified by astronomers.
A planet-hunting project is snapping pictures of alien worlds and other objects orbiting nearby stars in an effort to give scientists a better understanding of these intriguing exoplanets.
In this awesome video released by Deep Astronomy, narrated by Tony Darnell and produced by Scott Lewis, Kepler's science is explained, giving us a fascinating insight to this historic exoplanet-hunting mission. Continue reading →
Scientists have solved the mystery of the strange rock on Mars that suddenly appeared next to the Opportunity rover.
The first detection of intelligent extraterrestrial life will likely come within the next quarter-century
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