More Than a Trillion Planets Could Exist Beyond Our Galaxy
A new study gives the first evidence that exoplanets exist beyond the Milky Way.
Found: Another Star System With Eight Planets, Just Like Ours
Only a handful of star systems have more than a single planet. With eight worlds, our solar system has long taken the prize for the biggest lineup. But no longer.
The Washington Post
Exoplanet Hunters Rethink Search for Alien Life
Astronomers expand ideas of how chemistry and geology could affect chances for life on other worlds.
A Nearby Earth-Size Planet May Have Conditions for Life
Astronomers have found a planet circling Ross 128, a quiet red star in our own galactic neighborhood.
The New York Times
Nearby Exoplanets Invigorate the Search for E.T.
SETI pioneer Jill Tarter and Berkeley researcher Dan Werthimer talk about how the discovery of nearby exoplanets is inspiring new efforts to gain info about these galactic neighbors.
60-Second Science, Scientific American
Nearby Earth-Size Exoplanets May Have Water
Data from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope suggests some of TRAPPIST-1’s worlds could be habitable.
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