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Kepler 22b

The Fabric of My Cosmos

Carolyn Bucior | Posted 03.21.2012 | Science
Carolyn Bucior

When I read last month that NASA's Kepler space telescope was allowing scientists to spy on a potentially habitable planet 600 light years away and co...

PHOTOS: Messages From Earth

The Huffington Post | Travis Korte | Posted 01.05.2012 | Science

The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) is usually about collecting data. Researchers look at broad ranges of the electromagnetic spectrum...

Auto-address on Behalf of Possible Residents of Kepler-22b

Tim Terhaar | Posted 02.08.2012 | Weird News
Tim Terhaar

The reason for Kepler-22b's fame is that it might sustain living organisms. But what if it does? I suspect that if life were discovered the first thing we'd want to do after we'd recovered from the initial awe would be to exploit it.

Slouching To The Right Of The Drake Equation

Athena Andreadis, Ph.D. | Posted 02.05.2012 | Technology
Athena Andreadis, Ph.D.

The last few years have been heady for planet hunters. First the hot Jupiters; then the will-o'-the-wisp Glieslings and their cousins; and the results from the Kepler mission, one of which is Kepler-22b.

Scientists Discover Planet With Earth-Like Characteristics

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 12.06.2011 | Green

NASA announced Monday the discovery of Kepler-22b, the first planet the Kepler spacecraft has discovered in the habitable zone, an area with a distanc...

Last Chance to Be Special?

Seth Shostak | Posted 02.04.2012 | Technology
Seth Shostak

Scientists connected with NASA's Kepler space telescope have announced the discovery of a planet orbiting a Sun-like star that may resemble our own world. Its name is Kepler-22b.