He persisted with the idea that we could detect extrasolar planets and was proved right
But who says the confirmation of alien life will come on Earth 2.0?
The ‘Alopeke instrument has deciphered an exoplanet mystery to reveal Kepler-13b’s true form
NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope has uncovered an unusual category of supernova explosion
A new study has shown that alien worlds tend to have shorter orbital periods when swinging around their metal-rich stellar parents
A new world has been found, bumping the Kepler-90 system up to eight planets
The alien worlds discovered so far show an unexplained gap between two types of exoplanet
The winds on HAT-P-7b are changing significantly, helping us to understand the magnetic fields of heated gas planets
Astronomers and geoscientists have joined forces using data from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) to find out what makes a rocky planet Earth-like
Astronomers have long wondered what determines the rotation rates of these stars
Observations of our planet may have brought us a step closer in our search for living organisms elsewhere in the universe
All About Space takes a look at Earth’s newly discovered cousin
Super Earths, hot Jupiters and mini Neptunes – these are just some of the exoplanets that have been turned up in our search
How do we know for sure that this distant world is an exoplanet and not a comet or an asteroid?
Will the fruits of the teamwork between space and ground telescope bring us closer to finding Earth 2.0?
With plans to extend its mission, could the exoplanet hunter be given a second shot at science?