Last Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014, 20:16
NASA is planning to assign a new mission to its planet-hunting Kepler space telescope after a positioning system problem sidelined it last year.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 10:32
A student astronomer at the University of Washington has found an ‘upside-down planet’ which may pave way for new method of studying binary star systems.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 12:16
NASA`s planet-hunting Kepler space telescope has found a unique planet which wobbles on its axis - causing weather conditions to be highly erratic.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 15:32
Researchers using Kepler space telescope have discovered how circumbinary planets form.
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.
more videos >>