Habitable zone

August 9, 2020

Planet Earth

In our first article for this project, we will start somewhere very familiar- Earth. As ridiculously obvious as this may seem, this is the only object […]
August 26, 2016

HOW WE COULD SEE THE NEW 'EARTH-LIKE' PLANET UP CLOSE

WE NEED TINY SPACESHIPS. LOTS OF ‘EM. The dramatic announcement that a small rocky planet might exist in the nearest star system to the sun, Alpha Centauri, […]
August 9, 2016

Kepler's 'Alien Megastructure' Star Just Got Weirder

“Tabby’s Star” has dramatically dimmed and we don’t know why. You’re probably all too familiar with the story of KIC 8462852, a star that’s been the […]
August 6, 2016

SCIENTISTS IN THE DARK OVER YEARS-LONG DIMMING OF 'ALIEN MEGASTRUCTURE STAR'

THIS STAR IS BREAKING ALL THE RULES The star KIC 8463853 has a dark secret. Literally. In 2011 and 2013, the light from this star plummeted by […]
October 15, 2015

Alien 'megastructures' orbiting star

Astronomers may have found giant alien ‘megastructures’ orbiting star near the Milky Way A star identified by the Kepler Space Telescope may harbour structures which could […]
July 29, 2015

NASA 'On The Cusp' Of Discovering If Life Exists Beyond Earth, Says Top Scientist

WASHINGTON — There’s evidence of an interior ocean on Pluto. One of Jupiter’s moons has a global ocean beneath its crust that could contain more than […]
July 26, 2015

The Planets: WASP-12b

Each planet beyond the solar system carries with it a distinctive feature, or a mysterious color, or an unfounded phenomenon. However, WASP-12b is a famous exoplanet […]
July 24, 2015

Exoplanet TrES- 2b

Every planet has some feature distinctive to it that makes it a source of enigma. In this case, the exoplanet TrES-2b’s claim to fame is its […]
July 23, 2015

'Earth 2.0' found in Nasa Kepler telescope haul

A haul of planets from Nasa’s Kepler telescope includes a world sharing many characteristics with Earth. Kepler-452b orbits at a very similar distance from its star, […]