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Dec 29, 2015 02:40 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
This year has been filled with weird space stories, here are some of our favorites.
Dec 14, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
When it comes to studying planets beyond the solar system, more is indeed merrier, especially when the results clear up a long-standing mystery.
Dec 1, 2015 04:21 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
The Kepler planet-hunting spacecraft is 'working really well' despite changing its techniques due to mechanical problems.
Nov 28, 2015 08:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
A broken-up comet likely made star KIC 8462852 look strange, a new study suggests.
Nov 11, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Astronomers have found a rocky planet orbiting a small star that is within easy telescope views from Earth.
Nov 6, 2015 03:05 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The SETI Institute has used a powerful radio array to 'listen' to KIC 8462852 -- but no artificial signals have been detected.
Oct 28, 2015 03:50 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
With more than 1,000 confirmed planets discovered by the Kepler space telescope alone, deciding which ones are 'habitable' is an overwhelming prospect -- but there could soon be a way.
Oct 20, 2015 12:21 PM ET
Exploding in the news of late is the Kepler telescope's spotting of something strange and, so far, unexplained orbiting a nearby star. DNews separates fact from speculation.
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