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This Is The Last Full View The Kepler Telescope Saw Before It Retired

NASA’s Kepler space telescope may be retired, but the discoveries continue to rack up for this historic planet-hunting mission. Kepler rang…

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Goodbye Kepler: NASA Retires Planet-Hunting Spacecraft

NASA has officially retired its planet-hunting space telescope which discovered more than 2,600 exoplanets during nine years of operation. The…

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Astronomers Identify ‘Powerful Unknown Mechanism’ That Causes Planets to Tilt

There’s a mysterious strong mechanism that is pulling planets in the universe into strange orbits. And astronomers have not been…

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What Alchemy and Astrology can Teach Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence researchers and engineers have spent a lot of effort trying to build machines that look like humans and…

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A Super-Earth Located 6 Light-Years Away Could Harbor Primitive Alien Life

Barnard b (or GJ 699 b) is a recently discovered Super-Earth planet orbiting Barnard’s Star, making it the second nearest…

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NASA’s TESS Satellite Finds Alien World Three Times the Size of Earth

The successor of the Kepler space telescope continues its cosmic exoplanet hunt. According to reports, TESS has just discovered its…

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Citizen Astronomers Discover New World Using Data from NASA Telescopes

Using data from the now ‘retired’ Kepler space telescope, citizen scientists have discovered a planet double the size of Earth,…

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Scientists have Just Confirmed the Existence of More Than 100 Alien Planets

Among the recently discovered exoplanets, scientists have identified alien worlds as small as Earth, and as massive as Jupiter. Some…

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Scientists Believe TESS will discover ten worlds like Earth in two years

The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is a state-of-the-art space telescope from  NASA’s Explorers program, designed specifically to search for exoplanets using the transit method in an area 400 times…

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Astronomers Have Spotted the First Moon Outside our Solar System

Astronomers have successfully spotted what they believe is the very first moon outside of our solar system. More than 3,000 exoplanets…

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