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“Alien Life & Exoplanets”

Feb 26, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Megan Gannon, News Editor
Water vapor has been detected in the atmosphere of one of the first alien planets ever identified by astronomers.
Feb 11, 2014 11:51 AM ET // Mike Wall,
The first detection of intelligent extraterrestrial life will likely come within the next quarter-century
Dec 23, 2013 01:29 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
For the first time, an exomoon orbiting a free-floating exoplanet may have been discovered in a microlensing survey.
Oct 16, 2013 06:24 PM ET // Ray Villard
How might we detect the presence of an alien transmitter snooping on us in our solar system? Continue reading →
Oct 15, 2013 01:57 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The first detection of a massive exoplanet orbiting within a galactic bulge star's habitable zone has been discovered, leading to the hypothesis that there may be life-giving exomoons in tow. Continue reading →
Oct 14, 2013 11:54 AM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
Lee Billing' new book captures the excitement and humanity behind the search for exoplanets. Continue reading →
Oct 4, 2013 02:52 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A "microlensing" survey has revealed a massive planet deep inside the Milky Way's galactic bulge. Continue reading →
Jun 3, 2013 01:24 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Scientists looking for planets around the star nearest to the solar system will soon get a helping hand from Mother Nature. Continue reading →
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