Tag: Kepler

Goodbye Kepler, planet-hunter par excellence.

October 31, 2018 | By | Reply More
Goodbye Kepler, planet-hunter par excellence.

After nine years in deep space collecting data that indicate our sky to be filled with billions of hidden planets – more planets even than stars – NASA’s Kepler space […]

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A.I. discovers new Kepler exoplanet.

December 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
A.I. discovers new Kepler exoplanet.

A.I. may not be driving your car around yet, but it is discovering new exoplanets! Our solar system is now tied for most number of planets around a single star, with […]

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Thousand plus new planets found by NASA.

May 10, 2016 | By | Reply More
Thousand plus new planets found by NASA.

NASA’s Kepler mission has verified 1,284 new planets – the single largest finding of planets to date. “This announcement more than doubles the number of confirmed planets from Kepler,” said […]

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NASA’s empire of a thousand worlds.

January 6, 2015 | By | Reply More
NASA’s empire of a thousand worlds.

How many stars like our sun host planets like our Earth? NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope continuously monitored more than 150,000 stars beyond our solar system, and to date has offered […]

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NASA’s finds first Earth-Size habitable world.

April 17, 2014 | By | Reply More
NASA’s finds first Earth-Size habitable world.

Using NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered the first Earth-size planet orbiting a star in the “habitable zone” — the range of distance from a star where liquid water […]

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The great bonanza of worlds.

February 27, 2014 | By | Reply More
The great bonanza of worlds.

NASA’s Kepler mission announced Wednesday the discovery of 715 new planets. These newly-verified worlds orbit 305 stars, revealing multiple-planet systems much like our own solar system. Nearly 95 percent of […]

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It’s full of stars… no, planets!

November 5, 2013 | By | Reply More
It’s full of stars… no, planets!

NASA is excited about the discovery of 833 new candidate planets by the Kepler team. Ten of these candidates are less than twice the size of Earth and orbit in […]

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NASA finds smallest habitable zone worlds yet.

April 19, 2013 | By | Reply More
NASA finds smallest habitable zone worlds yet.

NASA’s Kepler mission has discovered two new planetary systems that include three super-Earth-size planets in the “habitable zone,” the range of distance from a star where the surface temperature of […]

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The very, very small planet.

February 20, 2013 | By | Reply More
The very, very small planet.

NASA’s Kepler mission scientists have discovered a new planetary system that is home to the smallest planet yet found around a star similar to our sun.  The planets are located […]

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Free planets for everyone… NASA’s great new world rush.

January 10, 2013 | By | Reply More
Free planets for everyone… NASA’s great new world rush.

NASA’s Kepler mission Monday announced the discovery of 461 new planet candidates. Four of the potential new planets are less than twice the size of Earth and orbit in their […]

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