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Astronomers Size Up Alien Planet Like Never Before

Space.com | Nola Taylor Redd | Posted 07.26.2014 | Science

Astronomers have made the best-ever measurement to date of the radius of an alien world. Using observations by NASA's Kepler and Spitzer space teles...

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...

After Long Search, Waves Spotted On Faraway Ocean

natureheader | Alexandra Witze | Posted 03.18.2014 | Science

After years of searching, planetary scientists think they may finally have spotted waves rippling on the seas of Titan, Saturn’s largest moon. If co...

Alien World Is Like Earth, Only Hellishly Hot

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 10.30.2013 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Scientists have found a planet way out in the cosmos that's close in size and content to Earth ...

Alien World May Hold Clues To How Our Solar System Formed

Posted 03.16.2013 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi Published: 03/14/2013 02:08 PM EDT on SPACE.com The glowing atmosphere of a strangely giant alien world could help solve myste...

Space Telescope Spies Record-Setting Planet

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 02.20.2013 | Science

LOS ANGELES -- Astronomers searching for planets outside our solar system have discovered the tiniest one yet – one that's about the size of our...

Scientists Solve Mystery Of Planet's Evaporating Atmosphere

Posted 06.29.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 06/29/2012 02:56 PM EDT on SPACE.com A Jupiter-size planet around a distant star has given astronomers a rare gl...

Planet-Hunting Program Gets Reprieve From NASA Bean Counters

AP | Posted 04.05.2012 | Science

MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. -- NASA has decided to keep its planet-hunting spacecraft running for several more years. The space agency said Wednesday the...

Avatar: Moviemaking Will Never Be the Same

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Avatar (20th Century Fox) Moviemaking Will Never Be the Same The initial introduction to Avatar was not good. The trailer left something to be desire...