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Scientists discover planet with shortest ever orbit

Scientists have discovered six new planetary candidates with super-fast orbits - as short as four hours.

Two new Earth-like planets orbiting Sun-like star found

Scientists have discovered two Earth-like planets in the habitable orbit of a Sun-like star.

NASA discovers 461 new planet candidates

NASA`s Kepler mission has announced the discovery of 461 new planet candidates, four of which are less than twice the size of Earth and orbit in their sun`s "habitable zone".

NASA discovers multiple planets orbiting twin suns

NASA`s Kepler mission has found the first multi-planet solar system orbiting two suns.

18 new Jupiter-like planets discovered

Using twin telescopes at the Keck Observatory in Hawaii, astronomers have discovered 18 new Jupiter-like planets orbiting massive stars.