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Nov 09, 2018
Lasers could be fashioned into beacons to attract space-faring aliens: StudyThe beam produced would be strong and distinguishable from the Sun’s light to alien astronomers.
Aug 26, 2018
Happy 15th birthday Spitzer! NASA's telescope completes fifteen years in spaceNASA's Spitzer Telescope is the youngest member of the Great Observatory programme.
Feb 06, 2018
Earth-sized planets of TRAPPIST-1 have the potential of holding 250 times more water than EarthThe form that water would take on TRAPPIST-1 planets would depend on the amount of heat they receive from their star.
Jan 25, 2018
New research claims that TRAPPIST-1 solar system has two planets in the same position as Earth and MarsResearchers pinpoint the third and fourth Earth-like exo-planets out of the seven called TRAPPIST-1d and TRAPPIST-1e in the TRAPPIST-1 solar system.
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
Sep 01, 2017
Earth-sized planets orbiting dwarf star TRAPPIST-1 may have water: StudyThe outer Earth-sized planets orbiting the nearby dwarf star TRAPPIST-1 might still harbour substantial amounts of water, suggest results of a new study.
Aug 12, 2017
The TRAPPIST-1 system had enough time for life to evolve as it is older than the solar systemThe TRAPPIST-1 system is between 5.4 billion and 9.8 billion years old. Our solar system is 4.5 billion years old.
Aug 11, 2017
Researchers and musicians translate the TRAPPIST-1 planetary system into a musical instrumentThe repeating pattern of transits used to discover the planets in the TRAPPIST-1 system has been translated into a melody.
Jul 18, 2017
Astronomers detect "strange signals" eminating from a star 11 light years awayA team of astronomers has claimed to have picked up "strange signals" emanating from a star 11 light years away.
Jul 12, 2017
Researchers discover smallest known star, about twelve times smaller than the SunIf the star were to be any smaller, it is believed that the pressure would be too much to allow for the fusion of hydrogen nuclei into helium.