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2 new Earth-like planets orbiting Sun-like star found Apr 19, 9:31 am
Washington, April 19 (ANI): Scientists have discovered two Earth-like planets in the habitable orbit of a Sun-like star.
'Earth-sized' habitable planets more common than thought Mar 13, 10:27 am
Washington, March 13 (ANI): The number of potentially habitable planets is greater than previously thought and some of those planets are likely lurking around nearby stars, a new analysis by a Penn State researcher as concluded.
Washington, March 6 (ANI): The surface of Jupiter's icy moon Europa could offer clues to the potentially habitable ocean beneath, according to an astronomer at the California Institute of Technology.
Alien moons 'easier to photograph' than planets Feb 5, 3:01 pm
Washington, Feb. 5 (ANI): Scientists looking for habitable planets to photograph could have better luck searching for moons, according to scientists.
New model developed to identify habitable zones around star Jan 31, 3:26 pm
Washington, January 31 (ANI): Using the latest data, a team of Penn State researchers including one of Indian origin has developed an updated model for determining whether discovered planets fall within a habitable zone.
More planets 'in habitable zone' than we knew Jan 8, 11:11 am
Washington, January 8 (ANI): The number of known places in our galaxy theoretically hospitable to life may be significantly greater than previously thought, researchers say.
New planets hint at 'traffic jam' of moons in habitable zone Jan 8, 10:55 am
Washington, January 8 (ANI): Researchers have discovered 15 new planet candidates orbiting in the habitable zones of other stars.
NASA discovers 461 new planet candidates Jan 8, 10:55 am
Washington, January 8 (ANI): NASA's Kepler mission has announced the discovery of 461 new planet candidates, four of which are less than twice the size of Earth and orbit in their sun's "habitable zone" - the region in the planetary system where liquid water might exist on the surface of a planet.
7 potentially habitable planets discovered inside Milky Way Dec 11, 10:48 am
London, December 11 (ANI): Scientists from the Puerto Rico-based Planetary Habitability Laboratory that runs the Habitable Exoplanets Catalog, an ambitious project to catalogue every habitable planet, have discovered seven worlds inside the Milky Way that could possibly harbour life.
Washington, December 4 (ANI): Stars that resemble our own Sun are scattered around the Milky Way - and a new study has suggested that any planets orbiting those stars may very well be hotter and more dynamic than Earth.
NASA marks 2 milestones in search for Earth-like planets Nov 15, 11:24 am
Washington, November 15 (ANI): NASA's Kepler Space Telescope - which was launched March 6, 2009 to find potentially habitable, Earth-sized planets - has successful completed its 3 1/2- year prime mission and begins an extended mission that could last as long as four years.
New super-Earth found that could support life Nov 9, 10:01 am
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): A new super-Earth has been discovered in the habitable zone, where liquid water and a stable atmosphere could reside, around the nearby star HD 40307.
London, October 11 (ANI): Moons, rather than planets, may give us the first glimpse of habitable worlds outside our solar system, according to scientists.
More planets could harbour alien life than believed Sep 11, 10:16 am
London, September 11 (ANI): There could be many more habitable planets in the universe than previously thought, suggest new computer models.
Early Mars may not have been as habitable as thought Sep 10, 10:05 am
Johannesburg, September 10 (ANI): Contrary to what many scientists believe, a new study has argued that early Mars may have been a hostile and volatile place with frequent volcanic outbursts.
New super-earth discovered around red dwarf star Gliese 163 Sep 6, 5:20 pm
Washington, September 6 (ANI): Astronomers have found a new super-earth in the habitable zone around the red dwarf star Gliese 163, using the European Southern Observatory HARPS telescope (or High Accuracy Radial Velocity Planet Searcher).
U.S. Mars rover Curiosity touches down on Red Planet Aug 6, 2:02 pm
Washington, Aug. 6 (Xinhua-ANI): NASA's Mars rover Curiosity, loaded with the most-sophisticated instruments ever used to explore another world, touched down on the Red Planet early Monday morning, on a quest for signs of whether the Red Planet has evidence of past and present habitable environments.
Washington, June 13 (ANI): Villanova university astronomers are trying to understand how the most common type of star known live its lives, and what kinds of environments they provide for possible life-bearing planets as a part of their "Living with a Red Dwarf" program.
'Hot Jupiters' probably oust earth-like planets May 8, 12:29 pm
Washington, May 8 (ANI): In the hunt for Earth-like planets, it is helpful to seek clues and patterns that can aid scientist narrow down the types of systems where potentially habitable planets are likely to be discovered.
New York, May 7 (ANI): Twitter users across the world may be able to find followers 22 light-years away - thanks to 'Tweets in Space', an avant-garde project that hopes to transmit 140-character texts to a potentially habitable planet this fall.
London, Apr 30 (ANI): Our galaxy may be teeming with billions of habitable planets, which could have huge consequences on the search for extra-terrestrial life, according to a recent survey.
Berlin now home to world's most surreal hotel Apr 14, 6:59 pm
Washington, April 14 (ANI): German artist Lars Stroschen has created a habitable work of art at the Propeller Island City Lodge in Berlin.
London, April 7 (ANI): Scientists say tides may dry out what would otherwise be habitable planets around small stars, making them hostile to life.
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): Rocky planets not much bigger than Earth are ubiquitous in the habitable zones around faint red stars, according to a new research. he international team estimates that there are tens of billions of such planets in the Milky Way galaxy alone, and probably about one hundred in the Sun's immediate neighbourhood.
Newly found super-Earth called 'best candidate' to support life Feb 3, 11:22 am
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a potentially habitable super-Earth orbiting a nearby star.
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