After analysing satellite data, an international team of researchers have calculated the probability for the number of stars in the Milky Way that might have planets in the habitable zone.
A new research finds that oceans on super-Earths can last for billions of years.
New research from Cornell University shows where - and when infant Earths are most likely to be found.
Do you often dream about extraterrestrial life beyond earth? NASA scientists are engaged in proving your dreams to be true.
Astronomers have discovered a new planet in a binary star system located 3,000 light-years from the Earth that may help them find planets harbouring life.
The habitable zone defines the region where a planet might be able to retain liquid water on its surface.
Researchers have discovered 15 new planet candidates orbiting in the habitable zones of other stars.
Astronomers believe they have found a second planet outside our solar system that seems to be in the right zone for life, just barely.
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Day in Pics: 25th April
Showbiz World - April 25, 2015