“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.
Category Archives: Exoplanets
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
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 [...]
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
New Planet Discovered by Stargazer
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
Kepler Finds Planet in Habitable Zone Orbiting Sun-Like Star. Read more at Nasa.
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 [...]
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.
This is a great resource for educators and home schooled kids. BrainPOP Exoplanet Site and Animated Film