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16 January, 2019 8:46 AM Newly discovered super-Earth exoplanet may harbour alien life

Although likely cold (-170 degrees centigrade), it could still have the potential to harbour primitive life if it has a large, hot iron or nickel core and enhanced geothermal activity said researchers. New York: The recently discovered cold super-Earth exoplanet orbiting around the red dwarf Barnard -- the second closest star system to Earth -- has the potential 196

24 December, 2018 7:25 AM Shimmering 'super-Earth' in constellation Cassiopeia discovered

London: Researchers have discovered a new exotic planet outside our solar system in the constellation Cassiopeia. Located 21 light years away from us, this planet, dubbed HD219134 b, has a mass almost five times that of Earth, which is considered a so-called "super-Earth". Unlike the Earth, however, it most likely does not have a massive core of iron, but is rich in calcium 72

17 April, 2018 7:21 AM Rocket-control glitch delays launch of NASA's planet-hunting satellite

TESS will help catalog at least 100 more rocky exoplanets for further study An 11th- hour technical glitch prompted SpaceX to postpone its planned launch on Monday of a new NASA space telescope designed to detect worlds beyond our solar system. SpaceX halted the countdown a little more than two hours before its Falcon 9 rocket had been scheduled to carry 79

29 June, 2014 9:42 AM Earth-like planet discovered 16 light-years away

MELBOURNE: Researchers have found a potentially habitable planet, located just 16 light years away, which is among the top three most Earth-like exoplanets ever discovered. An international team of researchers discovered the "super-Earth" planet, GJ 832 c, which takes 16 days to orbit its red-dwarf star, GJ 832, and has a mass at least five times that of Earth 17