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Feb 08, 2018
Are we alone in this universe? Big data algorithms may help find answerHabitability depends on an understanding of physical planetary parameters like orbital properties, chemical composition, mass, radius, density, and more.
Jan 02, 2018
Scientists discover four new 'hot Jupiter' exoplanets orbiting dwarf starsUsing telescopes of the Hungarian-made Automated Telescope Network-South (HATSouth) Exoplanet Survey, the team observed four G-type dwarf stars known as HATS-50, HATS-51, HATS-52 and HATS-53.
Dec 30, 2017
Year in review: A comprehensive guide to everything that happened in the fields of space and astronomy in 20172017 was a great year for anyone interested in space and astronomy featuring several groundbreaking discoveries and heart-wrenching goodbyes
Dec 06, 2017
Earth-like conditions discovered by researchers on planet K2-18b which is 111 light years awayWhile studying K2-18b the researchers also located another planet which was in the same solar system called as K2-18c.
Nov 30, 2017
NASA researchers find that the WASP-18b exoplanet has a toxic stratosphere devoid of waterThe planet, which is around 325 light years away from the Earth was being observed as part of a survey to identify exoplanets with stratospheres.
Nov 18, 2017
Researchers identify exoplanet with the same atmospheric ingredients as the EarthThe density of the planet is also similar to Earth, suggesting that it, too, is rocky.
Nov 17, 2017
Astronomers discover an Earth-like exoplanet expected to support life, it's located 11 light years away and is called Ross 128 bThis Earth-sized world, named Ross 128 b, is likely to have a surface temperature that may also be close to that of the Earth,
Nov 02, 2017
University of Oxford researchers use principles of evolutionary biology to figure out what aliens could look likeThe research supports the idea that extra terrestrial life goes through the process of natural selection, and evolve over time to be fitter and stronger.
Nov 01, 2017
Astronomers discover unusually large gas giant that challenges the conventional theories of planet formationThe exoplanet is about 600 light years away, has been given the designation of NTGS-1b, and belongs to a category of stars known as Hot Jupiters.
Oct 27, 2017
NASA's Hubble space telescope spots snowfall of sunscreen in blistering "Hot Jupiter" exoplanetThese Hubble observations are the first detections of this "snow-out" process, called a "cold trap," on an exoplanet, researchers said.