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Hubble traces subtle signals of water on distant hazy planets Dec 4, 10:13 am
Washington, Dec. 4 (ANI): Researchers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have found faint signatures of water in the atmospheres of five distant planets.
New theoretical models help search for Earth-like planets Nov 15, 9:34 am
Washington, Nov. 15 (ANI): Researchers are using new theoretical models to find if Earth-like conditions exist in some other planet.
Alien life likelier to exist on purple planets Nov 13, 3:50 pm
London, Nov. 13 (ANI): Based on the theory that Earth's very first inhabitants were purple bacteria, a new study has claimed that purple planets are more likely to house alien life than any other planet.
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.
Dead aliens easier to find Oct 31, 1:06 pm
London, Oct. 31 (ANI): Aliens on far-away planets can be found even after they die out.
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.
Misaligned planets in distant planetary system discovered Oct 18, 11:00 am
Washington, Oct. 18 (ANI): Using NASA's Kepler space telescope, an international team of astronomers have found a distant planetary system, which features multiple planets orbiting at a severe tilt to their host star.
Moon set to dance with 3 planets on Tuesday Oct 7, 11:42 am
Washington, Oct. 7 (ANI): Moon is going to meet with three planets in the evening sky during an upcoming celestial event on Tuesday.
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.
Icy comet collisions can produce building blocks of life Sep 16, 9:51 am
Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): A new study suggests that the building blocks of life can spontaneously come into existence when icy comets smash into planets.
Could life have survived a crash on Earth Sep 13, 10:12 am
Washington, Sept. 13 (ANI): Planetary scientists still consider the theory of panspermia, in which life can naturally transfer between planets, a serious hypothesis.
Washington, Sept. 6 (ANI): Brown dwarfs, sometimes called failed stars, are indeed the coldest known free-floating celestial bodies, and are warmer than previously believed with temperatures hovering at about 250-350 degrees Fahrenheit, according a new study.
Planets have no influence on solar activity! Sep 6, 2:45 pm
Washington, Sept. 6 (ANI): The planets can affect the solar activity on the sun by exerting tides but these effects are extremely tiny, just a few millimeters, in comparison to all other dynamical forces, a new research has claimed.
Star's twinkle may help reveal exoplanets' size Aug 23, 12:11 pm
Washington, August 23 (ANI): Astronomers have devised a new way that slices and dices the flickering light from a distant star to determine the strength of gravity at its surface.
Disabled Kepler's exoplanet hunt may be all but over Aug 16, 3:58 pm
Washington, Aug 16 (ANI): Following months of analysis and testing, the Kepler Space Telescope team is ending its attempts to restore the spacecraft to full working order.
Washington, August 1 (ANI): The new Explorer mission will be placed in 'Goldilocks orbit' so that it is perfectly positioned to map the locations of more than 500 transiting exoplanets, extrasolar planets that eclipse their host star.
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.
Brown dwarf 'capable of giving birth to planet' Jul 29, 10:56 am
Washington, July 29 (ANI): Brown dwarfs believed to be 'failed stars,' by researchers, could have the ability to give birth to planets.
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.
Hunt for alien spacecraft begins Jul 24, 3:17 pm
Washington, July 24 (ANI): NASA researcher Geoff Marcy, who has found nearly three-quarters of the first 100 planets discovered outside our solar system, is now sifting through the data accumulated by Kepler telescope to find alien spacecraft passing in front of distant stars.
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.
Ice on planets around cooler stars warms faster Jul 19, 3:47 pm
Washington, July 19 (ANI): Planets orbiting cooler stars may be more likely to remain ice-free than those around hotter stars, a new study suggests.
Debris disks don't need planets to form rings Jul 13, 3:51 pm
Washington, July 13 (ANI): A new study has found that a debris disk does not need planets to produce narrow rings on its own.
Hubble spots 'blue planet' 63 light-years away from Earth Jul 12, 10:17 am
Washington, July 12 (ANI): NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has deduced the actual color of a planet orbiting another star 63 light-years away.
Washington, July 7 (ANI): The analysis of eight 'hot Jupiter' exoplanets suggest that winds and clouds play an important role in the atmospheric make up of these exotic planets.
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