Posts Tagged: KEPLER

KEPLER

The First Earth-Sized Exoplanet In A Star’s Habitable Zone Has Been Found. Dibs.

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NASA has found an exoplanet similar in size to Earth orbiting in the habitable zone of red dwarf star. Dibs. We just called dibs.

BOYZ II MEN

It Looks Like NASA’s Kepler Telescope Has Come To The End Of The Road

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NASA's orbiting Kepler telescope may have found its final exoplanet. We say farewell in the most appropriate manner we know how.

KEPLER

Three More Exoplanets Discovered In The Habitable Zone, Including The Smallest One Yet

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NASA's Kepler telescope has discovered three more exoplanets in the habitable zone of their solar system to add to our growing tally.

i'm melting

This Is What It Looks Like When A Planet Falls Into Its Sun

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That tail? That's chunks of the planet boiling off.

EXOPLANET

Kepler Finds 11 Solar Systems With 26 Planets, We Call Dibs

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NASA launched the Kepler telescope into space in March of 2009, and it has already found all sorts of <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/tag/kepler">cool sh-t</a>.

exobiology

Red Dwarf Stars Can’t Support Life?

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We've got a raging nerd love <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/tag/kepler">for the Kepler satellite here at Gamma Squad</a> and for excellent reason.

astronomy

Kepler Is Finding More Tattooines Every Day?

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Kepler is <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/tag/kepler">finding awesome planets like you find loose change under the couch</a>, and doing it at an incredible rate.

HAWAII

Three Smallest Exoplanets Discovered (And Other Awesome Space News)

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Two months after the <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/2011/12/first-exoplanet-in-the-habitable-zone-of-a-sun-like-star-discovered-kepler-22b">first discovery</a> of an exoplanet orbiting in the habitable zone of a sun-like star and one month after the <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/2011/12/smallest-exoplanets-orbiting-a-sun-like-star-discovered">first discovery</a> of the two exoplanets similar in size to Earth (Kepler-20e and Kepler-20f, pictured above), researchers using the Keck Observatory in Hawaii and public data from NASA's Kepler mission have discovered the smallest exoplanets yet.

KEPLER

Smallest Exoplanets Orbiting A Sun-Like Star Discovered

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Just a few weeks after the <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/2011/12/first-exoplanet-in-the-habitable-zone-of-a-sun-like-star-discovered-kepler-22b">first discovery</a> of an exoplanet orbiting in the habitable zone of a sun-like star, NASA announced another record-breaking discovery.

BILL BORUCKI

First Exoplanet In The Habitable Zone Of A Sun-Like Star Discovered

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Previously, the only two confirmed exoplanets in the habitable zone of their star (where liquid water could exist) were <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/2011/05/gliese-581d-is-so-hot-right-now-plus-the-best-messages-from-earth">orbiting the same red dwarf star</a>.

KEPLER

First Solid Exoplanet Found Is Also The Smallest

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NASA's orbiting Kepler telescope has found an exoplanet, called Kepler-10b, located over 500 light years from Earth.

CNES

Six New Planets and 700 More Candidates

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The <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/COROT">CoRoT</a> (Convection, Rotation and Transits) telescope which orbits Earth under the control of the <a title="CNES" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CNES">French Space Agency (CNES)</a> has found six new exoplanets.

EXOPLANET

KEPLER FINDS FIVE NEW PLANETS

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NASA’s orbiting Kepler telescope launched last March.


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