Some extrasolar worlds are so large and so hot that they experience weather like nothing seen on Earth.
Scientists searching for life-bearing exoplanets have identified a new class of potentially habitable world.
Astronomers have identified a distant exoplanet with a size and orbit comparable to that of the Earth.
A relatively nearby extrasolar world discovered back in 2004 has since disappeared without a trace.
Scientists have discovered one of the most Earth-like extrasolar worlds ever seen and they almost missed it.
Scientists have identified an extrasolar planet with some of the most hostile surface conditions ever seen.
Water vapor has been identified on what is being hailed as the most habitable exoplanet found to date.
Astronomers have announced the discovery of a large, potentially habitable world in a nearby solar system.
The new worlds are so much like our own that both are now on a list of the 19 planets most likely to support life.
Astronomers have found a planet with an atmosphere in a region that was thought to be hostile to such worlds.
Scientists have determined that planets orbiting red dwarf stars may be capable of supporting primitive life.
Astronomers have revealed the discovery of a 'super-Earth' around a star that is a mere six light years away.
The ground-breaking space telescope that discovered more than 2,600 exoplanets has finally run out of fuel.
Four gargantuan planets have been observed orbiting a relatively young star approximately 500 light years away.
A mere two months after beginning operations, NASA's TESS spacecraft has found two new extrasolar worlds.
Scientists have determined that a significant percentage of planets in our galaxy may be covered in water.
NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is now on the hunt for habitable extrasolar worlds.
NASA's new spacecraft has returned a breathtaking two-second exposure which features over 200,000 stars.
For the first time ever, scientists have detected helium in the atmosphere of a planet in orbit around a distant star.
The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is due to lift off aboard a Falcon 9 rocket on Monday.