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Goldilocks Planet

'Chaotic' Planets Make The Search For E.T. More Complicated

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 05.16.2015 | Science

When looking for alien life, astronomers pay special attention to planets in the so-called "Goldilocks zone" -- that is, planets that orbit their host...

Kepler Finds Most Earth-Like Alien Planets Yet

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 01.13.2015 | Science

NASA's Kepler space telescope has found eight alien planets in the "Goldilocks zone"--that is, they orbit their stars at just the right distance to ha...

Avoiding Extinction on the Goldilocks Planet

David Wilkie | Posted 09.30.2014 | Green
David Wilkie

Like the dinosaurs, we and our fellow denizens of Earth may become the amber curios of a future civilization that ponders how species once so prevalent came to such a swift demise.

LOOK: Will Your Grandkids Be Living On One Of These Planets?

Posted 04.02.2014 | Science

Colonize Mars? Meh. While some space enthusiasts are vying for a chance to create a human colony on the Red Planet, others say exoplanets like "Kepler...

Does 'Hot Jupiter' Finding Mean A Better Way To Search For Alien Life?

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 02.26.2014 | Science

The Milky Way is teeming with billions of planets, including many that are similar to our own. But how many of these alien worlds have water, and do a...

Best Places To Hunt E.T. Described In New Study

The Huffington Post | Travis Korte | Posted 02.27.2013 | Science

As the hunt for earth-like planets and alien life heats up, stars that are cooling down may be the best places to look. That's the word from researche...

Quit Calling Them 'Earth-Like' Planets

| Posted 12.26.2012 | Science

By Caleb A. Scharf This year has been a spectacular one for exoplanets. New discoveries and new insights have truly pushed the gateway to other world...

Newfound Alien Planet May Be Just Right For Life

Posted 11.09.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 11/07/2012 07:09 PM EST on Astronomers have detected an alien planet that may be capable of supporting life as ...

Newfound Alien Planet Is Top Contender To Host Life

Posted 11.20.2012 | Science

By: Nola Taylor Redd Published: 09/20/2012 09:41 AM EDT on A newly discovered alien planet may be one of the top contenders to support l...

New Study Supports Existence Of Habitable Alien World

Posted 07.25.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 07/23/2012 04:08 PM EDT on Nearly two years after spotting Gliese 581g, the celebrated "first potentially habit...

Alien-Hunting Astronomers Close In On 'Goldilocks Planet'

Posted 04.04.2012 | Science

By: Staff Published: 04/04/2012 07:44 AM EDT on The first true "alien Earth" will likely be discovered in the next two years...

GJ 581g: Cool Planets Are Hard to Find

Patricia Draznin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Patricia Draznin

Do we really need to search the universe for other planets? Or maybe we're just being human, exploring the unknown, and most of all want to give them a better name, such as American Express Land.

They've Found a New Habitable Planet! Finally, We Can Destroy This One.

James Napoli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
James Napoli

Astronomers have discovered a planet in our galaxy that might be habitable. This is all great news for Americans and people all over the world. We now have a place to go when we are done raping this planet!