Observations of X-ray emissions around the four-light-year-distant star system shows encouraging signs for habitability of any orbiting exoplanets
Out of the 15 recently discovered exoplanets in this study, one super-Earth could potentially support liquid water
By constraining the age of the seven-planet system, we can better our understanding of its habitability
The orbital period of the TRAPPIST-1 system’s most remote planet, TRAPPIST-1h, has been uncovered
The new world, around Proxima Centauri, has a temperature suitable for liquid water to exist on its surface
The search for habitable, alien worlds needs to make room for a second “Goldilocks,” according to a Yale University researcher
The SETI Institute is on the look out for deliberately-produced radio signals around the dimmest stars in the universe
Will the fruits of the teamwork between space and ground telescope bring us closer to finding Earth 2.0?
The discovery of three super-Earths all stuffed into the habitable zone of a red dwarf star in a triple star system may turn out to be quite common, experts suggest.
Is there such a thing as a ‘galactic habitable zone’?
Could worlds brimming with life orbit the dead stars known as white dwarfs? A duo of theoretical scientists think it’s possible.
In the hunt for habitable planets outside of our Solar System, the discovery of a planet known as Kepler-22b and its seemingly Earth-like conditions was somewhat of a surprise.