Category Archives: Exoplanets

Gliese 581g: Habitable?

“Nearly two years after spotting Gliese 581g, the celebrated ‘first potentially habitable’ alien world, the planet’s discoverers continue to fight for its existence.” Rest of article here.

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Exoplanet Comb

In the search for worlds that are like Earth, a finer scale is needed. “Exoplanet Hunters Get a Technology Boost in Search for Earth-like Planets“  ESO image

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Tug, Tug, Tug, Tug. Hi! I’m KOI-872c!

New exoplanet found using the using the highly scientific tug method. Astronomers using the Kepler Space Telescope have observed the gravitational tugging of one previously hidden planet on another known planet orbiting the sun-like star KOI-872. This technique led to Neptune’s discovery in the year 1846, via its gravitational influence on Uranus. This is the […]

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The Visual Exoplanet Catalogue

New gem I stumbled on. Will have to add this to the exoresources page after the new system build. The Visual Exoplanet Catalogue Planet GQ Lup b

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Hobby Astronomer Finds Planet

New Planet Discovered by Stargazer

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Latest Kepler Finds: Kepler-20e and Kepler-20f

Latest Kepler finds. Two new planets are most Earth-like ever seen – but hot as hell Video on Guardian Credit: NASA/Ames/Caltech. Previous Kepler Posts: Kepler Finds Planet in Habitable Zone Orbiting Sun-Like Star ATTN: Armchair Astronomers. You too can hunt for exoplanets. Alan P. Boss – The Crowded Universe

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Kepler Finds Planet in Habitable Zone Orbiting Sun-Like Star

Kepler Finds Planet in Habitable Zone Orbiting Sun-Like Star. Read more at Nasa.

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Breaking News: Exoplanet War Has Erupted on Planet Xenos

At least in Exoplanet War 2.0 it has, a free, online MMORTS game. From the site: You start your journey a small, non-developed colony on Planet Xenos which serves as your central base…needless to say this colony could do with some improvements. Luckily for you then that you have several willing workers on hand who […]

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MIT – Sara Seager: Planetary Scientist and Astrophysicist

Just added Seager’s Exoplanet site to the Exoresources page. Very nice professional/personal site detailing exoplanet research at MIT. Go directly to the site: Sara Seager.

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Educators and Kids: Animated Film About Exoplanets at BrainPOP

This is a great resource for educators and home schooled kids. BrainPOP Exoplanet Site and Animated Film

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