RSSAll Entries Tagged With: "habitable zone"

461 new planet candidates

461 new planet candidates

With dozens more confirmed planets, scientists say it’s just a matter of when, not if, we find a new Earth.

Artist's impression of Kepler-20e

First Earth-size planets orbiting a Sun-like star

NASA’s Kepler mission finds the smallest planets ever confirmed circling a star like our Sun.

Artist's conception illustrates Kepler-22b

Kepler finds planet in the habitable zone

NASA’s planet-hunting space telescope confirms “super Earth” discovery.

Over 50 new planets discovered

Over 50 new planets discovered

Record planet-haul turns up dozens of new exoplanets, including 16 ‘super-Earths’.

Artist's impression of a white dwarf

Fertile ground for other Earths

White dwarf star systems could be the ideal to places to find habitable planets.

Artist's impression of Earth-like planets

Earth-sized Planets could be everywhere

Nearly one in four Sun-like stars may host planets as small as Earth.

Artist's impression of a planet orbiting Gliese 581

“Goldilocks” planet discovered

Planet found in a star’s “habitable zone”. Is this the one we’ve been waiting for?