Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 09:28
One out of every five sun-like stars in the Milky Way galaxy has a planet about the size of Earth that is properly positioned for water, a key ingredient for life, a study released on Monday showed.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 23:03
The US space agency NASA’s decision to ban Chinese scientists from attending a conference in the United States next month has been condemned by China.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2013, 15:03
NASA`s Kepler space telescope has linked the patterns of stars` flicker to the amount of boiling taking place there, an important indicator of its size, mass and evolutionary state.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 17, 2013, 09:22
The Kepler space telescope`s planet-hunting days are over because its broken positioning system cannot be fixed, NASA officials said on Thursday.
Last Updated: Friday, August 16, 2013, 09:58
NASA said today it cannot fix its hobbled planet-hunting Kepler Space Telescope and is considering what sort of scientific research it might be able to do at half-capacity.
Last Updated: Friday, May 17, 2013, 14:23
The Kepler space telescope - NASA`s primary instrument for detecting planets beyond our solar system-had suffered a critical failure and could soon be shut down permanently.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 16, 2013, 10:02
NASA announced on Wednesday that Kepler spacecraft has been shut down due to the failure of one of the reaction wheels that keep it pointed.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 13:47
These planets, named KOI-200b and KOI-889b, are among the first detected with the new high-accuracy spectrograph HARPS-N.
Last Updated: Friday, April 05, 2013, 16:24
NASA`s Kepler space telescope has witnessed the effects of a dead star bending the light of its companion star- a result of Einstein`s general theory of relativity - in binary, or double, star systems.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 15, 2012, 14:30
NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope has successful completed its 3 1/2- year prime mission and begins an extended mission that could last as long as four years.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 14, 2011, 12:38
Sun`s outer layer will expand and cool down, so it`ll look red, and the core will contract and become extremely hot and dense.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 06, 2011, 08:51
In another step toward finding Earth-like planets that may hold life, NASA has said the Kepler space telescope has confirmed its first-ever planet in a habitable zone outside our solar system.
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