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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 1483

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 140

23 August, 2018 6:25 AM Want An Out-Of-The-World Selfie? Click With This NASA App

NASA has rolled out a new app that allows you to take a picture of yourself in a virtual spacesuit, posing in front of gorgeous cosmic locations, like the Orion Nebula or the centre of the Milky Way galaxy. Along with the "NASA Selfies" app, the US space agency also launched an exoplanet excursions virtual reality (VR) app that takes VR users on a guided 121

7 July, 2018 1:48 PM NASA Readies to Extract Data as Kepler Runs 'Very Low' on Fuel

Scientists at NASA are preparing to download the latest bit of data stored in its plant-hunting Kepler space telescope as the spacecraft is now running "very low" on fuel. The US space agency has placed the spacecraft in a no-fuel-use safe mode to save the remaining fuel so that data extraction can be completed, NASA said on Friday. On August 2, the Kepler 109

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 124

12 March, 2018 3:15 PM Google AI that helped NASA find exoplanets now open for all

San Francisco: A Google model based on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) that helped NASA discover two exoplanets, is now available for researchers to process data from Kepler Space Telescope. The "TensorFlow" model decoded massive sets of data from NASA's Kepler Space Telescope to discover two exoplanets last year, including one that has the first 123

20 December, 2017 10:56 AM NASA Could Send Probe To Nearby Exoplanet By 2069

Washington: To look for signs of life beyond our solar system, the US space agency could send a spacecraft to the nearby Alpha Centauri system by 2069, according to a mission concept presented by a NASA scientist. Details of the mission concept was presented by Anthony Freeman of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the 2017 American Geophysical Union 83

12 June, 2017 1:01 PM Two massive planets discovered 138 light years away

One of the two worlds is a Saturn-mass planet, while the other one is a cold exoplanet several times more massive than Jupiter. Berlin: Astronomers have discovered two new gas giant planets, orbiting a star located about 138 light years away from the Earth. One of the two worlds is a Saturn-mass planet, while the other one is a cold exoplanet several 124

7 July, 2016 9:19 PM Strange but true! A newly found exoplanet has three suns

New Delhi: This is a curious case of 16-million-year-old planet. An exoplanet which is twirling between a three-star system. Recently a team of astronomers at the University of Arizona in Tucson have spotted that a giant planet, situated some 340 light years away from Earth, is orbiting one of the three suns of the tripe-star system. The newly discovered 323

14 April, 2016 1:10 PM Nasa's Kepler Spacecraft Discovers New 'Hot Jupiter'

Nasa's Kepler planet-hunting spacecraft has discovered a new Jupiter-like exoplanet, orbiting a 2.6 billion-year-old star located about 545 light years from the Earth. Researchers, led by Marshall C Johnson of the University of Texas at Austin, used the data from the K2 mission to search for possible transiting planets. They identified two targets designated 215