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Kepler 62f: An exoplanet 1200 light years away may be habitable!

Kepler 62f: An exoplanet 1200 light years away may be habitable!

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: A distant earth-like planet some 1200 light years away and about 40% larger than the size of our home planet may support life, US scientists reports.

Watch: NASA's Kepler captures 'shockwave' of an exploding star for first time!

Watch: NASA's Kepler captures 'shockwave' of an exploding star for first time!

The brilliant flash of an exploding star’s shockwave  or “shock breakout” has been captured for the first time in visible light by the Kepler space telescope.

NASA mission finds 100 new alien planets

NASA mission finds 100 new alien planets

With a tweak to its steering ability, scientists rectified the mechanical malfunction of Kepler's lost ability to stare at the same exact spot.

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.