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super earth Kepler-93b
2014-07-24 03:00:38

Thanks to NASA's Kepler and Spitzer Space Telescopes, scientists have made the most precise measurement ever of the radius of a planet outside our solar system.

2014-02-04 16:21:10

Imagine living on a planet with seasons so erratic you would hardly know whether to wear Bermuda shorts or a heavy overcoat. That is the situation on a weird, wobbly world found by NASA's planet-hunting Kepler space telescope.

Astronomers Believe 2013 Will Be Record Year For Habitable Planet Discoveries
2012-12-31 13:44:58

While 2012 held some significant findings, 2013 could be one for the record books when it comes to looking for habitable planets.

Exoplanet Found Within Gliese 163 Habitable Zone
2012-09-05 13:54:45

Good news! The ESO’s HARPS telescope team has found a potentially habitable planet around the red dwarf star Gliese 163! This brings the number of known, potentially habitable planets to 6.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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