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Jan 08, 2019
NASA's TESS discovers a new planet orbiting a dwarf star 53 light years awayThe surface of the new planet is likely around 300 degrees Fahrenheit — relatively cool.
Oct 31, 2018
NASA retires Kepler telescope after nine years of exoplanet hunts and discoveriesKepler's findings have given a glimpse into roughly 200,000 potentially habitable world in Earth's sky.
Sep 21, 2018
NASA's TESS spots two distant exoplanets in its first discovery months after launchTESS made an early discovery of “super-Earth” and “hot Earth” planets in solar systems.
Sep 18, 2018
NASA's TESS sends back first images from its hunt for Earth-like planetsThis image captures a wealth of stars and other objects, including systems known to have exoplanets.
Jun 24, 2018
Scientists discover nearly 80 new planetary candidates using K2 dataThe discovery was based on the analaysis of data from K2's 16th and 17th observing campaigns.
Mar 30, 2018
NASA to continue search for planets orbiting stars beyond our solar planet using the TESS satelliteNASA plans to send the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, or TESS, into orbit from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket
Oct 10, 2017
Scientists develop telescope attachment for enhanced precision in exoplanet observationWith the attachment, ground-based telescopes can produce measurements of light intensity that rival the highest quality photometric observations from space.