Tag Archives: exoplanets

NASA Harps on TRAPPIST-1, Seeks 74 Days More

NASA is not going to relent on what it calls the biggest discovery of the year by Kepler mission, the recently discovered ultra-cool dwarf star, TRAPPIST-1, with seven exoplanets habitable a-la Earth. This is the second time NASA said it revealed more after its much-publicised February 22 revelation that was a routine update. What NASA astronomers said was that TRAPPIST-1 ...

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NASA Hunt for Alien Life with Global Climate Model Simulation Now

It took more than 30 years for NASA to open its tight-lipped response to theories of aliens or UFOs around the world but now within the ranks of NASA’s Gobbard Institute for Space Studies (GISS, there is conviction they may find alien life in the next 30 years. The researchers from New york-based institute say that tracing alien life is ...

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Another Quadruple Massive Planet with 4 Stars Discovered

A new planet with 3 stars clustered together in a four-star system was found 136 light years away from Earth, called 30 Ari as it is in the constellation Aries. The planet was known before, but was thought to have only 3 stars, not 4 stars. This is the second such a four-starred system has been found after the first four-star ...

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Exoplanets More Like Earth with Day and Night, Possibly Host Life, Say Scientists

Exoplanets or planets outside our solar system are more likely to have water and atmosphere for a coducive and hospitable life than previously thought, suggest University of Toronto scientists. “Planets with potential oceans could have a climate that is much more similar to Earth’s than previously expected,” said Jeremy Leconte of the Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics (CITA), part of ...

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