Tag "exoplanets"

Models Used to Simulate Car Engine Pollutants Could Also Help Us Understand Hot Exoplanet Atmospheres

2 months ago

French astronomers figured out that computer models used to simulate how car engines emit pollutants could also be used to model hot exoplanet atmospheres. The

NASA’s latest planet-hunting spacecraft, TESS, Will Launch This Month

2 months ago

NASA’s latest planet-hunting spacecraft is undergoing final tests and the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is scheduled to launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on April

NASA Launches TESS with Images of Exoplanets Drawn by Children Aboard

2 months ago

An exoplanet orbits any star that isn’t the sun and although exoplanets vary in looks, NASA asked children to draw what they believed exoplanets looked

Google Just Made it Easier to Find New Exoplanets

2 months ago

In 2017, an artificial intelligence (AI) network, outfitted with data from the Kepler space telescope, found two new exoplanets. Currently, citizen scientists looking to support

New and Improved Simulation Leads to Better Understanding of Exoplanets with Hazy Atmospheres

2 months ago

Many planets orbiting outside our solar system could potentially contain the ingredients responsible for life, according to scientists. However, because they are usually so far

15 Exoplanets Orbiting Red Dwarf Systems Have Been Validated by New Research

2 months ago

15 exoplanets, orbiting red dwarf systems, have been certified by a group of researchers headed by Teruyuki Hirano of Tokyo Institute of Technology’s Department of

The Evolution of Earth’s Atmosphere Could Help Detect Life on Exoplanets

3 months ago

The key to detecting life on exoplanets could lie within new research into how Earth’s atmosphere evolved over time, according to scientists from the University

Almost 100 New Exoplanets have Been Identified by the Kepler Mission

3 months ago

A second chance for the Kepler Space Telescope has been granted by NASA’s K2 mission, in hopes of pushing the boundaries of observation and planet-hunting.

Preparations for Launch Begin on NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite

3 months ago

Preparations for launch can now being for NASA’s next planet-hunting mission as it has arrived in Florida. The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is set

TRAPPIST-1 System Contains Two Exoplanets Identified as Potentially Habitable

4 months ago

A paper by PSI Senior Scientist Amy Barr has announced that two exoplanets in the TRAPPIST-1 system have been identified as potentially habitable. The TRAPPIST-1

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