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Planet Discoveries

Alien Planet Bonanza Reported By Astronomy Group

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 01.16.2013 | Science

Evidence for 42 alien planets has been found by a group of amateurs, just days after NASA announced it had discovered 461 new planet "candidates." ...

Forget Carat Size, This Planet Is One Giant Diamond

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 10.25.2011 | Green

The nursery song "twinkle twinkle, little star" might have a whole new meaning now that astronomers have found a planet they believe to be made almost...

TrES-2b: Astronomers Discover Darkest Known Planet (VIDEO)

Posted 10.14.2011 | Technology

Astronomers peering into other galaxies have found something bizarre -- a black planet. NASA's Kepler spacecraft discovered TrES-2b, the darkest known...

Astronomers Discover 'Most Earth-Like' Planet Yet

Posted 07.19.2011 | Green