Posts Tagged ‘habitable’

A Kindred World Around a Red Star

Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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NASA’s Kepler Mission has discovered an Earth-sized world in its star’s habitable zone

Within Curiosity’s Reach

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013
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Are organics on Mars within Curiosity’s reach?

Kepler’s Water Worlds

Friday, April 19th, 2013
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Some juicy exoplanet news!

Life Near the Asteroid Belt

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Two researchers hypothesize that an asteroid belt, just the right size and distance from its star, might be necessary for a star system to support a life-bearing planet.

Down by the Old Mars Stream

Friday, September 28th, 2012

Curiosity sees evidence of a streambed on the red planet.

Kepler 22b – Habitable?

Monday, December 5th, 2011

Today NASA confirmed the first exoplanet in the habitable zone.

Kepler’s Planets

Monday, March 21st, 2011

The Kepler mission is already providing diverse data on exoplanets– might it also find life?

Gliese 581g

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

NASA announced yesterday that the Keck 1 Telescope potentially found a rocky planet in the habitable zone.

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