Moons in close binary solar systems have a better chance of hosting life than those in single-star systems, new research has shown.
For the first time, astronomers may have spotted a moon circling an alien planet -- though they'll probably never know for sure exactly what they've found.
For the first time, an exomoon orbiting a free-floating exoplanet may have been discovered in a microlensing survey.
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 →
Massive exoplanets inside stellar habitable zones would likely be unsuitable for life as we know it -- but what about the exomoons that are likely in tow? Continue reading →