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Jun 28, 2018
Scientists publish 'guide book' based on existing research to search for alien lifeScientists have identified more than 3,500 planets around other stars (called exoplanets).
Jun 04, 2018
Astronomers are eager to study gas giant exoplanet Wasp-127b, which is thought to be filled with metals, and maybe even water: ReportAccording to a team of astronomers in the University of Cambridge and IAC, in Spain, the exoplanet, WASP-127b has shown possible signs of Water.
Apr 16, 2018
NASA to launch its TESS Exoplanet Mission in a SpaceX Falcon 9: Here is how you can watch it liveNASA's TESS spacecraft is expected to lift off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 6:32 pm Eastern Time which is 4:02 am (Tuesday) in India.
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 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.