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New Clue In Search For Alien Life Seen In 'Super-Earth' Simulation

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 01.12.2015 | Science

NASA's Kepler space telescope celebrated its 1,000th exoplanet discovery earlier this month, an impressive milestone in the search for life on other w...

Nearby 'Super-Earth' May Be Able To Support Life

Space.com | Mike Wall | Posted 06.27.2014 | Science

A newfound alien world might be able to support life — and it's just a stone's throw from Earth in the cosmic scheme of things. An international t...

Alien Planets More Like Earth Than We Thought?

Space.com | Tanya Lewis | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

WASHINGTON — The alien worlds known as "super-Earths" may be more like our own planet than previously thought, a new study suggests. Super-Earths ...

WATCH: Space Telescope Reveals Big Secret About Little Exoplanet

natureheader | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

One of the best-studied nearby extrasolar planets — a body just a little larger than Earth — is swaddled in alien clouds, researchers have found. ...

Nearby 'Super Earth' Sports Bizarre Atmosphere, Scientists Say

Space.com | Nola Taylor Redd | Posted 10.03.2013 | Science

A nearby alien planet six times the size of the Earth is covered with a water-rich atmosphere that includes a strange "plasma form" of water, scient...

DISCOVERED: Most Earth-Like Alien Planet Yet

Posted 04.18.2013 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 04/18/2013 02:55 PM EDT on SPACE.com NASA's Kepler space telescope has discovered three exoplanets that may be capable of...

Newfound Alien Planet May Be Good Candidate For Hosting Life

Posted 01.10.2013 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 01/09/2013 04:36 PM EST on SPACE.com LONG BEACH, Calif. — A possible alien planet discovered by NASA's Kepler spa...

Astronomers Discover Unimaginably Large Diamond In Space

Reuters | Posted 12.11.2012 | Science

By Chris Wickham LONDON (Reuters) - Forget the diamond as big as the Ritz. This one's bigger than planet Earth. Orbiting...

Tiny Cosmic Blip Sparks Big Discovery By Astronomy 'Detectives'

Posted 05.11.2012 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 05/10/2012 02:09 PM EDT on SPACE.com Detective astronomers have discovered at least one unseen alien planet, and po...

Space Scientists Beaming Over Historic Super Earth Discovery

Posted 05.11.2012 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 05/08/2012 05:59 PM EDT on SPACE.com Light from an alien "super-Earth" twice the size of our own Earth has ...

At Least 50 "Super-Earths" Discovered

Worldcrunch | Posted 11.13.2011 | World

GENEVA - For Michel Mayor of the University of Geneva Observatory, it was an impressive list of achievements: his team managed to discover no less tha...

New Discovery: More of the Worlds!

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Schwartzberg

Last week, astronomers uncovered new planets in the celestial lounge: we'll wonder how quickly they'll take our jobs, then we'll build a border fence around the planet. That's just the kind of worldly neighbors we are.

"Super-Earth" Found Orbiting Star 9,000 Light-Years Away...

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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A cold, heavy "super-Earth" has been found orbiting a distant star, using a method that holds promise for detecting faraway planets that closely resem...