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New Planet Discovered

Scientists Discover Record-Setting Alien World | Mike Wall | Posted 07.23.2014 | Science

A newfound alien planet is one for the record books. The alien planet Kepler-421b — which crosses the face of, or transits, its host star from Ea...

LOOK: 'This Is The Godzilla Of Earths!'

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 06.04.2014 | Science

It's like Earth -- only 17 times more massive. On Monday, astronomers from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics said they had identified...

The Hope for Brave New Worlds

Michael Drew | Posted 12.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Drew

The discovery of new worlds, and the potential for further exploration of that final frontier, space, makes us think of our own limitations as well as our potential for trying to understand, and the impossibility of having or knowing it all when we want to.

Timothy Stenovec

PHOTOS: NASA Makes 'Milestone' Discovery | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 12.21.2011 | Green

Scientists are one Earth-sized step closer to discovering a planet outside our solar system that could be suitable for life. In a study published o...

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...

New Planet Discovered!

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 12.01.2011 | Technology

The National Optical Astronomy Observatory announced on Wednesday the discovery of Kepler-21b, a new planet that's close to the size of earth and is o...