exoplanet

Google and university researchers are using deep learning to discover exoplanets

Posted in Science on 27th Mar, 2019
by Alex Muller

Researchers from Google and multiple universities have discovered two new exoplanets (planets outside our solar system) using a convolutional neural network dubbed AstroNet K2

The End Is Nigh for NASA's Planet-Hunting Kepler Space Telescope

Posted in Science on 9th Jul, 2018
by Alex Muller

Kepler space telescope, which has discovered 70 percent of the 3,750 exoplanets known to date, is running so low on fuel it has been put it into a hibernation-like state.

Delay for Nasa's TESS planet-hunting space telescope

Posted in Hardware on 17th Apr, 2018
by Alex Muller

The launch of Nasa's Tess planet-hunter has been postponed and it will not now lift off until Wednesday at the earliest.

NASA, SpaceX to launch spacecraft to find another Earth

Posted in Science on 15th Apr, 2018
by Alex Muller

TESS is scheduled to launch Monday aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

Kepler scientists discover almost 100 new exoplanets

Posted in Science on 18th Feb, 2018
by Alex Muller

This brings the total number of new exoplanets found with the K2 mission up to almost 300.