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The astronomers plan to continue seeking and conducting research on similar exoplanets to determine whether they too might
Far, far away. The microlensing technique has helped astronomers discover about 30 distant alien planets in our Milky Way's
To be clear, Kepler-421b does not have the longest year of any known alien planet. Many nontransiting worlds have much more
A team led by Robert Wittenmyer, of the University of New South Wales in Australia, discovered Gliese 832c by noticing the
Instead, why not just seed the galaxy with tiny organisms designed to recreate our species? Here's how that might work. Based
NASA's Kepler space telescope has detected 3,845 candidate exoplanets. Astronomers believe there are at least 100 billion
"Detailed dynamical studies are now underway, but at the moment we think this shepherding planet would be around Saturn's
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Kepler-78b is just 20 percent wider and about 80 percent more massive than our planet, with a density nearly identical to
In May of this year, the second of Kepler's four orientation-maintaining reaction wheels failed, keeping the telescope from
Rewriting planetary formation HD189733b could also have bright planet-wide auroras due to the extensive stellar radiation
Planet formation should proceed more slowly at relatively greater distances from the host star, according to this idea, because
Scientists using the Kilodegree Extremely Little Telescope (KELT) and other ground-based tools spied the alien planet as
The newfound world — nicknamed "Einstein's planet" by the astronomers who discovered it — is the latest of more than 800
The star HD 100546, which lies 335 light-years from Earth, was already thought to host another giant planet that orbits it
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The planet orbits a star called Kappa Andromedae that is 2.5 times the mass of the sun and is located 170 light-years away
By: Jeanna Bryner Published: 10/15/2012 11:52 AM EDT on SPACE.com Amateur astronomers have helped discover an alien planet