Monday, May 29, 2017
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help   RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in
This news story is archived which means that, while it is still available to view, the information contained within may be outdated and the original source site/link may no longer be viewable.

For the most recent stories, please visit either the site's home page or main news section.

Alien worlds spotted outside our galaxy

Posted on Thursday, 5 November, 2009 | Comment icon 10 comments


Image credit: NASA/Hubble
 
A University student has discovered evidence of extrasolar planets outside of our own galaxy, up until now scientists have only identified exoplanets within the Milky Way at a maximum distance of 20,000 light years.

"Alien worlds have been discovered beyond our own galaxy for the first time, according to astronomers."

  View: Full article

 Source: Daily Mail


  Discuss: View comments (10)

   


 
Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by Ryinrea on 5 November, 2009, 18:14
We are not alone and never have been.
Comment icon #2 Posted by _Libby on 5 November, 2009, 19:48
We are not alone and never have been. I'm tempted to agree with you there.
Comment icon #3 Posted by Ryinrea on 5 November, 2009, 20:49
I'm tempted to agree with you there. lol
Comment icon #4 Posted by Shuriken on 5 November, 2009, 21:36
We are not alone and never have been. The most you can say is that, most likely, there is other life out there...
Comment icon #5 Posted by minkalover168 on 6 November, 2009, 2:09
i knew it all along. pfft, people think im crazy!! im doing an alien head for my art project, haha.
Comment icon #6 Posted by susieice on 6 November, 2009, 3:56
Indeed they are out there. We haven't come close to beginning to understand.
Comment icon #7 Posted by L33TNerd on 6 November, 2009, 6:51
My lord there's a lot of Canadian university people doing stuff in a lot of these articles. Just today in the paper I read about another astronomy-based piece of news on dying-star work done by a Canadian student.
Comment icon #8 Posted by 747400 on 6 November, 2009, 9:38
makes you think, doesn't it. What we're looking at here is something that was there 20,000 years ago. Don't you think that galaxy in the picture looks like a fish, or something?
Comment icon #9 Posted by REBEL on 6 November, 2009, 10:18
Mainstream tells us there may or may not be life on Mars (and that's our solar neighbor)...But 20,000 light beers, come on!? Doesn't it have to be known beyond doubt there's some kind of actual life on these planets(?) before they tag em as 'alien' worlds?
Comment icon #10 Posted by Tsukasa on 7 November, 2009, 4:53
What I find funny is that Roberto Abraham is quoted in saying that it is the most surprising result he has ever worked on. Surprising in what way? If circumstellar discs occur in our own milky way galaxy, why not elsewhere?


Please Login or Register to post a comment.


  On the forums
Forum posts:
Forum topics:
Members:

5914458
254429
167383

 
NASA to launch probe that will 'touch the Sun'
5-28-2017
Known as Solar Probe Plus, the mission will be officially revealed in an announcement on Wednesday.
Mystery bang rocks Tauranga, New Zealand
5-28-2017
An extremely loud bang managed to wake up half the city when it shook houses at 3am on Sunday morning.
'Magic tree door' illusion baffles the Internet
5-27-2017
Stop-motion animator Kevin Parry has created a short video clip that seems to defy the laws of physics.
Work begins on world's largest telescope
5-27-2017
When it is completed, the Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) will offer unprecedented views of the cosmos.
Other news in this category
NASA to launch probe that will 'touch the Sun'
Posted 5-28-2017 | 4 comments
Known as Solar Probe Plus, the mission will be officially revealed in an announcement on Wednesday....
 
Work begins on world's largest telescope
Posted 5-27-2017 | 3 comments
When it is completed, the Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) will offer unprecedented views of the cosmos....
 
NASA to probe $10,000 quadrillion asteroid
Posted 5-25-2017 | 10 comments
The iron-rich asteroid 16 Psyche is so valuable that, if mined, it would collapse the global economy....
 
Neil Armstrong's bag could fetch up to $4M
Posted 5-23-2017 | 4 comments
A bag used by the late astronaut to collect samples during the Apollo 11 mission is to be sold at auction....
 
Astronauts to undertake emergency spacewalk
Posted 5-22-2017 | 10 comments
The two-hour spacewalk, which is set to take place on Tuesday, will aim to repair a broken data relay box....
 
New Horizons will reach MU69 in January 2019
Posted 5-21-2017 | 0 comments
Following its groundbreaking flyby of Pluto, the probe is now on its way to another Kuiper Belt object....
 
Elon Musk could actually beat NASA to Mars
Posted 5-17-2017 | 15 comments
The SpaceX CEO has a timetable for getting to Mars that could edge out NASA's manned mission schedule....
 
Has evidence of the multiverse been found ?
Posted 5-17-2017 | 14 comments
A 'cold spot' that has puzzled scientists for years could be the point where two universes collided....
 
Exoplanet Proxima b has a 'stable climate'
Posted 5-16-2017 | 4 comments
Scientists have been trying to work out what the weather might be like on this recently discovered world....
 
NASA scraps manned Orion-SLS launch plan
Posted 5-15-2017 | 9 comments
The US space agency has decided against placing astronauts aboard its new rocket on its first launch....
 
Clouds, water vapor found on exoplanet
Posted 5-14-2017 | 8 comments
Astronomers have been analyzing the atmosphere of a Neptune-sized planet located 430 light years away....
 

 View: More news in this category
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.7 Unexplained-Mysteries.com © 2001-2017
Privacy Policy and Disclaimer   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ