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.

Earth-like planets around proxima centauri discovered- could support life?

Posted in Science on 15th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

4000+ exoplanet candidates have been discovered by the Kepler mission. Proxima is the nearest star to the sun.

Kepler telescope discovers 100 Earth-sized planets

Posted in Science on 11th May, 2016
by Alex Muller

It has also detected nine small planets within so-called habitable zones, where conditions are favourable for liquid water, and potentially life.

Most Earth-like worlds have yet to be born, says new NASA study

Posted in Science on 21st Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

There should already be 1 billion Earth-sized worlds in the Milky Way galaxy. That estimate skyrockets when you include the other 100 billion galaxies in the observable universe.

Aliens or not, there's much to discover in the new Kepler data

Posted in Featured, Science on 19th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

The internet has worked itself into a frenzy over the possibility that weve found an alien mega-structure.