Posts Tagged ‘habitable zone’

A Kindred World Around a Red Star

Thursday, April 17th, 2014
kepler, exoplanets, kepler-186f, earth, earth-size, earth-like, habitable, habitable zone

NASA’s Kepler Mission has discovered an Earth-sized world in its star’s habitable zone

Clingy Gas Giants

Thursday, July 11th, 2013
exoplanet, extrasolar planet, orbit, super earth, gas giant, habitable zone, solar system, gemini, parent star, clingy, neptune, uranus, planet finding campaign, HR 8799

A specific type of planet has proven elusive: a planet orbiting at a considerable distance from its parent star.

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