For the first time, astronomers have picked up signs of titanium oxide on a distant extrasolar world.
Four of the seven planets in the Trappist-1 system are thought to be home to large amounts of water.
Astronomers have found an extrasolar world with what has been described as a 'glowing water atmosphere'.
Astronomers believe that they may have found, for the first time, a moon orbiting an extrasolar planet.
ESA is set to launch a new satellite that will seek out potentially habitable extrasolar planets.
At twice the size of Jupiter, KELT-9b experiences temperatures in excess of 4300 degrees Celsius.
Scientists have been trying to work out what the weather might be like on this recently discovered world.
Scientists have announced the discovery of a freezing Earth-mass world 13,000 light years away.
A large terrestrial planet located 40 light years away could be the perfect place to search for ET.
Astronomers have detected an atmosphere around GJ 1132b - a planet situated 39 light years away.
Scientists at JPL have come up with an ambitious new plan to get a better look at extrasolar planets.
The significant haul of new worlds includes a potentially habitable 'super-Earth' with a rocky surface.
Astronomers have observed strong winds and changing cloud cover on an alien planet for the first time.
Extrasolar planets may not be the only place where it is possible to find signs of extraterrestrial life.
Scientists believe that a nearby extrasolar planet is 'likely' to be capable of supporting alien life.
The discovery of an Earth-like world around Proxima Centauri has spurred on efforts to send a probe there.
Scientists have allegedly discovered a potentially habitable planet within a neighboring star system.
Scientists have identified two distant worlds which could be ideal places to look for alien life.
The newly discovered exoplanet experiences days lasting up to 140 Earth-years thanks to its trio of suns.
Astronomers have revealed the discovery of a Jupiter-sized exoplanet in a distant binary star system.