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Citizen Scientists Discover New Star System With Five Planets

A team of citizen scientists had made history with the discovery of a new planetary system containing five planets. K2-138 Located around 620 light years away, a system of five planets named K2-138 for the K.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 13th, 2018

NASA scientists discover nearly 100 new planets beyond solar system

Today some 3,600 exoplanets have been found, ranging from rocky Earth-sized planets to large gas giants like Jupiter.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 16th, 2018

NASA Kepler"s K2 Mission Scientists Discover 95 New Planets Beyond Our Solar System

The treasure trove joins thousands of other exoplanets previously discovered......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 15th, 2018

Rare "Runaway" Supergiant Star Discovered Speeding Across Neighboring Galaxy At 300,000 Mph

Scientists think the star was once part of a binary system until its companion exploded in a powerful supernova, causing it to be blasted off into space......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 29th, 2018

Scientists discover "super-Earth" that may host water and 15 other planets

The team led by Teruyuki Hirano of Tokyo Institute of Technology in Japan validated 15 exoplanets orbiting red dwarf systems.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 12th, 2018

Now, Google AI helps NASA discover a new solar system with 8 planets

The discovery came after Shallue and Andrew Vanderburg at Google AI trained a computer to learn how to identify exoplanets in the light readings recorded by Kepler.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 12th, 2018

4G Network On The Moon To Come Next Year

Scientists are intensively exploring the possibilities of colonizing other planets in the solar system. Just recently, the plans of a moon base.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkFeb 28th, 2018

Scientists Detect Massive Stellar Flare From Proxima Centauri

Proxima Centauri, our closest stellar neighbor, released a massive stellar flare in March of last year. The star was thought to host planets that could support extraterrestrial life. However, the eruption from .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkFeb 27th, 2018

Evidence of an "alien megastructure" 1,300 light-years from Earth is rapidly turning to dust

NASA In 2015, citizen scientists found weird dimming and brightening from a star called KIC 8462852, or Tabby's Star. Astronomers at the time said the.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 3rd, 2018

Could TRAPPIST-1 Host Alien Life? Two Planets in the Solar System Could Hold Onto Their Atmospheres

An atmosphere is basically a giant blanket that can protect a planet from a star's barrage of dangerous radiation......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 30th, 2017

RZ Piscium: Strange Star Smashes and Eats Its Own Planets

Scientists investigating why the star dims for as much as two days found a gruesome explanation......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 22nd, 2017

Yale Astronomers Develop New Way To Find Planets In Alpha Centauri

Yale astronomers have recently discovered a new way to locate habitable planets in the Alpha Centauri Star System. Alpha Centauri A study in the Astronomical Journal authored by Professor Debra Fischer and graduate student Lily Zh.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkDec 20th, 2017

Using AI, Nasa discovers another solar system like ours; has 8 planets

The eight-planet system -- the largest known outside of ours - orbits a star called Kepler 90 some 2,545 light-years away.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 14th, 2017

NASA Kepler Googled an Alien Solar System and Found It Matches Our Own With a Record Eight Planets

A neural network let scientists spot two brand new planets that previous analysis had missed......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 14th, 2017

NASA Kepler Googled An Alien Solar System And Found It Matches Our Own With A Record Eight Planets

A neural network let scientists spot two brand new planets that previous analysis had missed......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 14th, 2017

Great Barrier Reef Might Not Be Dying after All: 112 Recovery Reefs Could save Fragile Ecosystem

Scientists discover special reefs that appear to be key to regenerating the system and may protect it from damage in the future......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 29th, 2017

Scientists send message to contact alien life

With the aim of contacting alien life, astronomers have sent a radio message to a neighbouring star system, one of the closest known to contain a potentially habitable planet. The target star is GJ........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineNov 20th, 2017

Astronomers may have seen the first "alien" space rock from beyond our solar system — but some have doubts

NASA/JPL-Caltech Astronomers think they've detected a rock coming from a distant solar system for the first time. The extreme nature of the object's orbit suggests it hails from another star. But some scientists think the ast.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 27th, 2017

Scientists detect six comets outside solar system using transit photometry

The discovery marks the first time that an object as small as a comet has been detected using transit photometry, a technique by which astronomers observe a star's light for telltale dips in intensity.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 27th, 2017

All Hail Kronos, the Star That Eats Planets for Breakfast

A star can't go on that kind of rampage without scientists sniffing it out......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 13th, 2017

Astronomers discover Sun-like star "Kronos" that was devourer of planets

The research did not begin as a hunt for a planet-eater.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 13th, 2017