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Astronomers Uncover Mysterious Origins of ‘Super-Earths’

Mini-Neptunes and super-Earths up to four times the size of our own are the most common exoplanets orbiting stars beyond our solar system. Until...

How Many Habitable Planets Are Out There?

Thanks to new research using data from the Kepler space telescope, it’s estimated that there could be as many as 300 million potentially habitable...

Some Planets May Be Better for Life Than Earth

Earth is not necessarily the best planet in the universe. Researchers have identified two dozen planets outside our Solar System that may have conditions...

Strangest Planets in Our Universe

Our universe is not made of stars and planets that are neatly ordered into infinity. There are numerous anomalies, strange systems, and wonderful sights...

Chance of Finding Young Earth-Like Planets Higher Than Previously Thought

Research from the University of Sheffield has found that the chance of finding Earth-like planets in their early stages of formation is much higher...

Student Finds 17 New Planets, Including Potentially Habitable, Earth-Sized World

University of British Columbia astronomy student Michelle Kunimoto has discovered 17 new planets, including a potentially habitable, Earth-sized world, by combing through data gathered...

NASA Finds Potential Earth-Like Planet 100 Lights Years Away

Scientists at NASA have discovered a planet that could harbor life. The discovery, made by the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), revealed a planet...

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