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Space hunter: Scientists pin alien exoplanet hopes to NASA’s latest sky scanner (VIDEO)

By ethan / April 15, 2018

Mankind’s hunt for alien life and potentially habitable planets continues Monday, when a new rocket will push through the Earth’s atmosphere carrying precious NASA cargo. Instead of the regular care packages usually sent to NASA astronauts on the International Space Station, SpaceX hopes to fire an exoplanet satellite known as TESS into the great expanse. […]


Cosmic communities? Newly discovered exoplanet could be home to alien life

By ethan / November 15, 2017

Published time: 15 Nov, 2017 19:02 Whether life exists beyond Planet Earth is still a mystery – but if aliens really are out there, there’s a good chance they’ll be found on Ross 128b. The newly discovered exoplanet seems to have all the right qualities for extraterrestrial existence. It may seem like an out-of-this-world claim, […]


‘Sunscreen’ snowfall observed on fiery hot exoplanet (PHOTO)

By ethan / October 27, 2017

Published time: 27 Oct, 2017 19:30 Astronomers have discovered a fiery hot planet more than 1,730 light-years from Earth where ‘sunscreen’ falls from thick clouds made up of titanium oxide. The sizzling exoplanet, Kepler-13Ab, is not known for its agreeable climate. The ‘roaster planet’ or ‘hot Jupiter’ is tidally locked to its sun, meaning one […]

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