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Jan 15, 2020
Neptune-like exoplanet, two temperate super-Earths found orbiting nearby starsThe potentially-habitable planets are fairly close to their suns, making them prime targets for next-gen telescopes.
Jan 13, 2020
NASA intern Wolf Cukier helps TESS find an exoplanet, TOI 1338 b, orbiting two starsTOI 1388b is orbiting two stars in a constellation called the Pictor, which is situated nearly 1,300 lightyears from the Earth.
Jan 08, 2020
Exoplanet hunting telescope TESS finds first Earth-size planet with habitable conditionsTESS discovered three exoplanets in total, TOI 700 b, c and d, revolving around its star TOI 700.
Jan 06, 2020
NASA loses contact with tiny exoplanet hunter ASTERIA two years since its launchNASA's JPL will continue to make attempts to get in touch with the CubeSat till March 2020.
Oct 25, 2019
NASA joins SETI in the search for alien life on habitable exoplanets in the universeTESS teamed up with Breakthrough Listen, an extraterrestrial intelligence search founded by Russian billionaire Yuri Milner.
Sep 27, 2019
Black hole rips apart a star, scientists managed to snag a look at the violent eventNASA's TESS showed that the star was eventually sucked into oblivion in a rare cosmic occurrence.
Aug 20, 2019
NASA's space telescopes help identify Earth-like exoplanet 48.6 light-years awayThe exoplanet is 1.3 times larger than Earth and is locked in a tight orbit around a small, relatively cool star.
Aug 02, 2019
NASA's TESS discovers a super-Earth 31 light-years away, could harbour lifeThe exoplanet is more massive than our own blue planet and is located outside the solar system.
Apr 16, 2019
NASA's TESS planet-hunter discovers first Earth-sized exoplanet 53 light-years awayThe exoplanet is about 23 times the Earth's mass, while the host star is 80% our Sun's mass.
Apr 02, 2019
Starquakes rocking the Sun of an alien world reveals details about a 'Hot Saturn'Astronomers are also using TESS data to estimate how big, heavy or old a host star might be.