NASA’s Kepler Mission has discovered an Earth-sized world in its star’s habitable zone
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Watery worlds beyond Earth…
How watery are Earth-like exoplanets?
The Gemini Project is able to image exoplanets and collect data on their atmospheres.
Could there really be planets made of diamonds?
Kepler’s discoveries point to billions of Earth-like planets in our galaxy alone.
Are astronomers breaking out the champagne and celebrating the 1,000th exoplanet discovery?
Here’s a brief run-down of our favorite astronomy stories from the past month.
What can hot Jupiters tell us about the diversity of planets in our universe?
To date, we have discovered 865 confirmed exoplanets orbiting distant stars. But a great mystery remains: how do these planets form?