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Habitable Planet

Ancient Planet May Be Able To Support Alien Life, And It's In Our Backyard

Space.com | Mike Wall | Posted 06.04.2014 | Science

Astronomers have discovered what appears to be the oldest known alien world that could be capable of supporting life, and it's just a stone's throw a...

Scientists Discover Most Earth-Like Alien World Yet

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 06.17.2014 | Science

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected — a distant, rocky world that's similar in...

WATCH: New Study Yields Huge Surprise About Habitable Planets

Space.com | Tanya Lewis | Posted 11.05.2013 | Science

Habitable alien planets similar to Earth may not be that rare in the universe, a new study suggests. About one in five sunlike stars observed by NA...

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 SPACE.com 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 SPACE.com 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 SPACE.com Nearly two years after spotting Gliese 581g, the celebrated "first potentially ...

Alien Life Could Exist On HOW Many Planets? Study Yields Surprising Answer

Posted 02.12.2013 | Science

By: Nola Taylor Redd Published: 04/28/2012 08:24 AM EDT on SPACE.com A new estimate of the number of habitable planets orbiting the most common ...

Newly Discovered Planet Might Support Life

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 12.21.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON (Associated Press) — Astronomers believe they have found a second planet outside our solar system that seems to be in the right zone for ...

Lee Speigel

ET, Are You Home? Scientists Search 86 Planets For Life

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 09.12.2011 | Weird News

As scientists suggest they're close to discovering the first habitable planet beyond our own, 86 individual planets are now being scanned for signs of...