Posts in: exoplanet

Breaking limits in science and life

Breaking limits in science and life

A woman astronomer’s 20-year quest to find 100 Earth-like planets is within reach

By | Posted January 18, 2017

World’s largest space telescope completed

World’s largest space telescope completed

Webb will unveil cosmic wonders we’ve never seen before

By | Posted November 16, 2016

Planetary turntables

Planetary turntables

An exoplanet holds its massive rings together with a backwards-spinning mechanism

By | Posted November 7, 2016

Pluto’s ongoing identity crisis stirs planet definition debate

Pluto’s ongoing identity crisis stirs planet definition debate

If you think this is just about Pluto, you’re thinking too small

By | Posted February 13, 2015

INFOGRAPHIC: A planet-hunter's guide to the galaxy

INFOGRAPHIC: A planet-hunter’s guide to the galaxy

How to find, characterize and understand planets from light years away

By | Posted February 26, 2014

Trauma, lava, and NASA

Trauma, lava, and NASA

Our favorites from the week

By | Posted December 9, 2011

Golden mirrors, famous hums, and double suns

Golden mirrors, famous hums, and double suns

Our favorites from the week

By | Posted September 16, 2011

Gliese 581g: now you see it, now you don't

Gliese 581g: now you see it, now you don’t

How the “Goldilocks” planet disappeared—or did it?

By | Posted December 13, 2010