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There might be Earth-like planets in the universe

They are Earth-like and Mars-like in terms of their oxidized iron.

22 Oct 2019 8:41 AM

Mystic Mantra: Planetary influence and protection

Planets do not emanate negative or positive vibrations or rays.

19 Sep 2018 1:37 AM

Ten newly found moons of Jupiter include a 'wrong-way driver'

A research team in Washington has identified 12 small Jovian moons, including the 10 described here.

18 Jul 2018 8:54 AM

Astronomers report first image of baby planet being formed

Scientists said the planet appears as a bright spot in the snapshot taken using the ESO’s very large Telescope in Chile.

02 Jul 2018 8:18 PM

Atmospheric seasons could signal alien life

It's a tricky business, since biosignatures based on single measurements of atmospheric gases could be misleading.

10 May 2018 8:41 PM


NASA resuming search for planets orbiting stars beyond solar system

NASA expects TESS to detect thousands more previously unknown worlds — no larger than twice as big as our home planet.

29 Mar 2018 7:54 AM

Multi-planet System found through crowdsourcing

Citizen Scientists Discover Five-Planet System.

12 Jan 2018 4:35 PM

Sorry, sci-fi fans: star's oddness not due to alien mega-structure

The dimming could be due to some sort of dust, though the cause remains uncertain.

04 Jan 2018 9:32 AM

Google crunches data to help NASA find two new planets

The data came from the Kepler telescope which NASA launched into space in 2009 as part of a planet-finding mission.

16 Dec 2017 8:45 AM

Interstellar visitor shaped like giant fire extinguisher

The scientists report that our solar system could be packed with 10,000 such interstellar travellers at any given time.

17 Nov 2017 4:08 PM


Kepler telescope finds 10 more possible life-friendly planets

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration launched the Kepler telescope in 2009.

20 Jun 2017 8:16 AM

Stephen Hawking appears as hologram in Hong Kong

Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, 75, appears via hologram to address an audience in Hong Kong

25 Mar 2017 12:43 PM