Astronomers have announced that they have identified a relatively nearby exoplanet with the potential to host alien life.
Two astrophysicists explore the possibilities of using the new telescope to analyze the atmospheres of extrasolar planets.
Astronomers have identified a new extrasolar planet that is thought to be comprised of more than 80% iron.
Astronomers have identified an extrasolar planet that appears to have regenerated its own atmosphere.
The closest known extrasolar planet may also be one of the most Earth-like worlds ever discovered.
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.
According to a new study, many planets in the so-called habitable zone can only support single-celled organisms.
Astronomers have revealed the discovery of a 'super-Earth' around a star that is a mere six light years away.
The extrasolar planet known as Kelt-9b is so hot that its atmosphere contains vaporized iron and titanium.
For the first time ever, scientists have detected helium in the atmosphere of a planet in orbit around a distant star.
On planets more massive than the Earth, launching things in to space will be a lot more challenging.
A renewed hunt for Earth-like worlds has yielded a haul of 95 previously undiscovered extrasolar planets.
The next generation telescope will enable us to directly study the atmospheres of extrasolar planets.
The space agency has made an important new exoplanet discovery using a Google artificial intelligence.
The space agency will be making an announcement on Thursday about its latest groundbreaking discovery.
Situated just 11 light years away, Ross 128 b is shaping up to be a promising place to look for life.
Astronomers have observed an extrasolar planet with some of the weirdest weather conditions ever seen.
A 'hot Jupiter' world situated 1,400 light years away reflects so little light that it appears pitch black.
For the first time, astronomers have picked up signs of titanium oxide on a distant extrasolar world.