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One in five Sun-like stars in Milky Way galaxy harbour potentially habitable planets Nov 5, 10:11 am
Washington, Nov. 5 (ANI): Scientists have statistically determined that one in five Sun-like stars in our galaxy have Earth-sized planets that could host life.
Exoplanet tally passes 1,000 Oct 23, 11:00 am
London, Oct 23 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that the number of observed exoplanets - worlds circling distant stars - has passed 1,000.
Humans to get extinct before Earth ends in 1.75 billion years Sep 19, 8:58 am
Washington, Sept. 19 (ANI): Habitable conditions on Earth will exist for at least another 1.75 billion years, according to astrobiologists.
Washington, Sept. 11 (ANI): Scientists have found proof of diverse life forms, dating back nearly a hundred thousand years, in an Antarctic subglacial lake's sediments.
Twinkle twinkle little star tell me whether habitable you are! Aug 22, 2:01 pm
Washington, August 22 (ANI): NASA's Kepler space telescope has linked the patterns of stars' flicker to the amount of boiling taking place there, an important indicator of its size, mass and evolutionary state.
NASA claims Jupiter's moon Europa could be habitable Aug 8, 11:20 am
Washington, August 8 (ANI): Currently whatever is known about Jupiter's moon Europa is what has been gleaned from a dozen or so close flybys from NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft in 1979 and NASA's Galileo spacecraft in the mid-to-late 1990s.
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Astronomers have claimed that it may be easier for a planet to overheat into searing uninhabitable 'runaway greenhouse' stage than previously believed.
Study of Solar system's youth could aid search for new planets Jul 25, 10:08 am
Washington, July 25 (ANI): Comets and meteorites contain clues to our solar system's earliest days, even though some of the findings don't fit well together.
Two sun system 'better suited for life' Jul 21, 11:56 am
Washington, July 21 (ANI): FACom researchers and astronomers of the University of Texas (El Paso) and New Mexico State University have discovered a physical mechanism that could make binary stars more hospitable to habitable planets than single stars.
Early Earth was warm enough to support life 3 bln years ago Jul 10, 3:27 pm
Washington, July 10 (ANI): A new study suggests that early Earth was warm and habitable for life more than 3 billion years ago even though the sun was 20 percent dimmer than today.
Washington, July 7 (ANI): Scientists had believed that Lake Vostok, which is buried under a glacier in Antarctica, and is so dark, deep and cold that it was a place which was totally uninhabitable.
60 billion planets in Milky Way could support life Jul 2, 10:28 am
Washington, July 2 (ANI): A new study estimates that there may be twice the number of habitable planets than previously thought - thanks to new calculations that include the effect of clouds on alien worlds.
Washington, June 26 (ANI): A team of astronomers has discovered a new solar system packed full of planets.
Uninhabitable planets can be moved into `Goldilocks Zone` Jun 25, 3:22 pm
New York, June 25 (ANI): Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has said that the ability to move planets throughout the solar system at our choosing is possible.
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.
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