NASA is preparing the TESS observatory (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) to follow-up on the successes of the planet-hunting Kepler observatory
Sunset is a special time of day. Low-hanging clouds glow vivid red and orange as the background sky turns cobalt blue.
These days, it’s not just finding an exoplanet. It’s how you find that Earth-like body.
When it comes to life across the cosmos, the universe might just be an "awful waste of space" after all.
The nearest potentially habitable, Earth-like planet may be a scant 13 light-years away
Earth-like worlds may be closer and more plentiful than anyone imagined.
Astronomers using the Subaru Telescope in Hawaii recently discovered (pdf) a "super-Jupiter" orbiting the star Kappa Andromedae
Astronomers have detected an alien planet that may be capable of supporting life as we know it
A second look at data from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope is reanimating the claim that the nearby star Fomalhaut hosts a massive exoplanet
Evidence of planets supporting alien life beyond the solar system will be found within the next 50 years
Astronomers have found a planet whose skies are illuminated by four different suns - the first known of its type.
Astronomers have discovered their "holy grail" - a planet capable of supporting life outside our solar system.
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