Extrasolar planets with a companion world tugging at them could remain habitable for much longer.
Astronomers have identified an extrasolar planet that takes 708 days to complete one orbit of its star.
A new study has concluded that an exoplanet requires a liquid water ocean in order to sustain life.
Finding signs of extraterrestrial life on an extrasolar planet is going to be a lot harder than expected.
Astronomers have located an Earth-sized world within the 'Goldilocks zone' of a distant solar system.
Astronomers believe that there could be an exoplanet orbiting a nearby pair of brown dwarf stars.
The Hubble Space Telescope has picked up signs of water in the atmospheres of several distant worlds.
Astronomers have succeeded in photographing a pink gas giant approximately 57 light years away.
Astronomers have conducted the most detailed examination yet of a Jupiter-sized planet's atmosphere.
An effort to listen out for intelligent aliens in the direction of stars with planets has drawn a blank.
Astronomers have discovered a star system with six planets, one of which could potentially support life.
Astronomers have found an alien world that could be the closest known planet smaller than the Earth.
As the hunt for habitable planets intensifies astronomers are turning their attention to alien oceans.
Astronomers have announced the discovery of 50 exoplanets, one of which could be habitable.
Scientists have identified a fierce storm raging on a distant planet with 7000km per hour winds.
Astronomers have followed for the first time ever an extra-solar planet in motion around a white star.
Astronomers have discovered a Jupiter sized exoplanet that resembles planets in our own solar system.
Astronomers have been able to use new ground-based techniques to study the atmosphere of a distant extrasolar planet.
A University student has discovered evidence of extrasolar planets outside of our own galaxy, up until now scientists ha...
Scientists have announced the discovery of 32 new extrasolar planets that exist around distant stars beyond our own Sola...