New Exoplanets Discovered, Rising The Total To 4,001

Last Tuesday, on March 12th, an international group of astronomers at the Exoplanet Team, headed by Observatoire de Paris, announced that the total of the known planets outside the solar system reached 4,001. That wouldn’t have been possible without the…
The List Of Exoplanets That Could House Alien Life Grows By Two

The scientists are keeping a list of exoplanets that are the most suitable for housing alien life. Now, the researchers just added two new worlds to that listing, Kepler-1652b and HD-283869b, both of which being considered Earth-like planets suitable for holding the…
Here Are The Most Bizarre Exoplanets Ever Found, To Date

Exoplanets are those planets located in far-distant solar systems, usually at hundreds of light years away from us. Many space agencies around the world, especially NASA and ESA, launched so-called “exoplanets hunters,” some very powerful space telescopes that can locate…
Exoplanets Most Likely to Support Human Life

The Earth-cousin that was found 500 light-years away from Earth and is sharing certain similarities The first exoplanet is Kepler 186f that resides in the constellation Cygnus. It was discovered 500 light-years further from us and it is close to…