Tag Archives: earthlike

How would a discovery of life on Mars change us? We may know in a few weeks.

Findings by Mars Rover could change our place in the Universe. (Update 11/26/12 – KnowledgeOrb has learned that the announcement from NASA about SAM findings will be on 12/3/12) Recently NASA stated…

What would you say after we discovered intelligent life exists on another planet?

Every day were closer to finding an intelligent species outside our solar system, let us know what you would have to say once that happened. Kepler and other observatories find planets on almost a…

ESA Cheops Satellite to search for Super Earths

ESA (European Space Agency) has announced they will lunch a satellite called  Cheops – (CHaracterising ExOPlanets Satellite) in 2017  The mission will study near, bright stars that are already know…

NASA Reacts to European Discovery of Earth Size Planet, Embarrassment?

NASA issues a statement about the Alpha Centuri Exoplanet Discovery, are they a little embarrassed? As reported by KnowledgeOrb earlier this week an Earth sized exoplanet was discovered orbiting our…

Earth Sized Exoplanet Found just 4.4 light years away

Our closest neighbor has an Earth sized planet orbiting it. (Update – 10/20/12 – NASA issues statement about Exoplanet Discovery. See KnowledgeOrb Article – Did NASA miss an obvious place…

Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) offers App for Iphone, Ipad

The Search for Extraterrestrial Intellegence (SETI) has recently partnered with First Light Design (Distant Suns (max)) award-winning Distant Suns (max)(TM) Astronomy App for iPad(R) and iPhone(TM). According to SETI the…

Kepler Failure Interrupts Science Data Collection

Kepler Hardware Failure causes it to temporarily stop observations The Kepler Satellite, known for many discoveries of planets outside of our solar system, has experienced the failure of one of…

Evidence of oceans on Saturns moon Titan

NASA’S Cassini Finds Probable Subsurface Ocean on Saturn Moon WASHINGTON — Data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft have revealed Saturn’s moon Titan likely harbors a layer of liquid water under its…