Astronomers have devised an instrument that could lift the veil of doubt over whether we're alone in the universe.
Does it exist or not? Astronomers are claiming that the potentially habitable exoplanet is just noisy data, while others say it's too early to discount the existence of Gliese 581d.
The hunt for signs of life on planets beyond our solar system should cast as wide a net as possible, some researchers stress.
For only the second time, an exoplanet living with an expansive family of four stars has been revealed.
A new study has taken a look at the gas giant from a whole different perspective -- as an alien, living far beyond the solar system, would see it.
Astronomers have found an ancient, more compact version of our solar system, which could have implications for the search of extraterrestrial life.
If you thought Saturn's ring system was impressive, spare a thought for the rings surrounding this giant exoplanet -- the rings of J1407b are so big that they eclipse the massive world's host star!
Today, for the first time ever, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) has officially opened its worldwide public contest to name a selection of well-known exoplanets.
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