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Closest 'habitable' planet found 14 light years away

Closest 'habitable' planet found 14 light years away

The three newly detected planets orbit the small, relatively cool and stable star about every 5, 18 and 67 days.

Jupiter's twin found orbiting sun-like star

Jupiter's twin found orbiting sun-like star

A team of scientists has discovered a planet with a mass very similar to Jupiter, orbiting a Sun-like star at almost the same distance as Jupiter.

Seven Milky Way planets that could harbour life discovered

Seven planets in the Milky Way outside our solar system that could potentially harbour life have been discovered, researchers from an ambitious project to catalogue all habitable worlds claim.

Scientists discover richest planetary system

Scientists have discovered a planetary system containing at least five planets, orbiting the Sun-like star HD 10180.