An earth-sized exoplanet that is orbiting within its star's habitable zone has been spotted a mere 31 light years away from Earth, offering astronomers and astrobiologists a tantalizingly close new target in the search for extraterrestrial life.
NASA and MIT researchers using the TESS telescope say they have spotted a nearly Earth-sized exoplanet hanging out in its star's habitable zone.
Could astronomers also be a possibility on distant habitable exoplanets, much like the ones who study exoplanets from here on Earth?
Scientists from the University of Birmingham say they have discovered a pair of potentially habitable planets outside of our solar system.
Japanese researchers say they have spotted a “super-earth” exoplanet orbiting within the star's habitable zone a mere 37 light years away.
Astronomers have confirmed an exoplanet orbiting two suns similar to Luke Skywalker’s fictional home Tatooine in the 1977 movie Star Wars.
Researchers studying a white dwarf star say they have detected signs of a possible planet orbiting within the star’s habitable zone.
Scientists have detected signs of a third planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, which is Earth’s closest stellar neighbor.
Earthlike planets, which might have features like continents and liquid water on their surface, may be plentiful across the Milky Way galaxy.
Researchers using the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) have discovered a relatively nearby (at least in astronomical terms)...