Category Archives: Search for Life

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Kepler mission most successful planet hunter with 1284 found

(Source NASA) – Congratulations to the Kepler team on their outstanding success! NASA’s Kepler mission has verified 1,284 new planets – the single largest finding of planets to date. “This…

goldilocks

Awesome interactive tool to see potentially habitable planets

A new tool from http://www.goldilocks.info/ allows users to view potentially habitable planets that have been found so far. This tool shows many different views of the planets, You can select the…

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Alien Worlds Around Alien Stars

New collaboration to study star-planet magnetic interactions. (PHL @ UPR Arecibo – )The Planetary Habitability Laboratory of the University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo (PHL @ UPR Arecibo) is starting…

Veiny 'Garden City' Site and Surroundings

NASA Study Mineral Veins on Mars

(NASA) – Scientists now have a better understanding about a site with the most chemically diverse mineral veins NASA’s Curiosity rover has examined on Mars, thanks in part to a…

Saturn Moon Ocean

Global Ocean Found in Saturn’s Moon

A global ocean lies beneath the icy crust of Saturn’s geologically active moon Enceladus, according to new research using data from NASA’s Cassini mission. Researchers found the magnitude of the…

extrasolar planet 51 Eridani b

Images of Planet outside our solar system published. 51 Eridani b

For years the hopes of actually seeing a planet outside our own solar system have been tied to the James Web Space Telescope. Now we have an early peak at…

Mars Ocean

Mars held more water than Earth’s Arctic Ocean

A primitive ocean on Mars held more water than Earth’s Arctic Ocean, according to NASA scientists who, using ground-based observatories, measured Mars water signatures in the Red Planet’s atmosphere. Scientists…

NASA Kepler's Hal

1000 Exo-Planets verified by Kepler, 8 are possible Earths

(NASA) – 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…