Kepler mission

NASA quashes Anonymous claims, says it hasn't found alien life yet

NASA quashes Anonymous claims, says it hasn't found alien life yet

The latest claims came amid the notorious hacking and activist group Anonymous releasing a video saying that the US space agency is all set to make an Earth-shattering announcement about aliens.

Jun 27, 2017, 09:22 AM IST
Exoplanets discovery: NASA's Kepler provides more information about TRAPPIST-1

Exoplanets discovery: NASA's Kepler provides more information about TRAPPIST-1

Scientists believe the release of the raw, uncalibrated data collected will aid astronomers in preparing proposals due this month to use telescopes on Earth next winter to further investigate TRAPPIST-1.

Mar 09, 2017, 11:30 AM IST
Kepler 62f: An exoplanet 1200 light years away may be habitable!

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

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May 28, 2016, 19:56 PM IST
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.

Mar 22, 2016, 09:22 AM IST
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.

Jan 10, 2016, 15:51 PM IST

Scientists discover planet with shortest ever orbit

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

Oct 14, 2013, 14:36 PM IST

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.

Apr 19, 2013, 10:25 AM IST

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".

Jan 08, 2013, 13:31 PM IST

NASA discovers multiple planets orbiting twin suns

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

Aug 29, 2012, 11:32 AM IST

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.

Dec 03, 2011, 11:30 AM IST