Could a sunset on Kepler-186f look like this? Continue reading →
Astronomers have announced the groundbreaking discovery of an Earth-sized exoplanet orbiting a star within its habitable zone. Although this is exciting, calling this world "Earth-like" is a little premature. Continue reading →
About 500 light-years away in the constellation Cygnus lives a star, which, though smaller and redder than the sun, has a planet that may look awfully familiar.
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.
Traveling far distances in space is difficult, but advances in jet propulsion and genetics are making it possible. Dr. Kiki Sanford joins Trace to discuss how altering the genes in our bodies can make us more fit to survive on other planets!
NASA's new sunshade will shield the glare from distant suns, providing a better view of their planets. Continue reading →
Scientists are close to announcing the first Earth-sized planet in a habitable zone around its parent star. Continue reading →
A giant clump of carbon monoxide found around a nearby star hints at collisions between comets and the presence of a massive hidden planet. Continue reading →
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