exoplanet

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.

Citizen science bags five-planet haul

Posted in Science on 13th Jan, 2018
by Alex Muller

A discovery by citizen scientists has led to the confirmation of a system of five planets orbiting a far-off star.

Nearby planet is a target in search for life

Posted in Science on 15th Nov, 2017
by Alex Muller

Astronomers have found a cool, Earth-sized planet that's relatively close to our Solar System.

Signal may be from first 'exomoon'

Posted in Science on 29th Jul, 2017
by Alex Muller

A team of astronomers has potentially discovered the first known moon beyond the Solar System.

By 2020 hundreds of earth sized exoplanets should be discovered and many will have basic atmosphere elements detected

Posted in Science on 17th May, 2017
by Alex Muller

Currently there are 3486 confirmed exoplanets.