First Discovery of an Earth-Sized Planet in the Habitable Zone

Main Points: For the first time, an Earth-sized planet has been found in the habitable zone of its star.  This

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Kepler Astronomers Discover New Rocky Planet that may have Liquid Water

Main Point: San Francisco State University astronomer Stephen Kane and an international team of researchers have announced the discovery of

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Neptune-sized planet about 431 light-years away from Earth

Main Point: Astronomers have found Kepler-410Ab that is a Neptune-sized planet outside of our solar system in a binary star

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104 planets are potentially habitable among many of the explored planets by Kepler

Main Point: NASA’s Kepler spacecraft has found a number of alien planets and 104 of them are potentially habitable.

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About one in five Sun-like stars have Earth-sized planets

Main Point: Scientists have found that about 22% of Sun-like Stars have the planets in the habitable zone. These planets

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Three new planets with the chances of liquid water and life

Main points: NASA’s Kepler mission has found three super-Earth size planets in two newly discovered planetary systems. These planets are

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Estimated distance of the nearest Earth-like planet

Astronomers have calculated that an alien Earth-like planet could be present just 13 light years or so away from us.

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Inner core of the red giant stars rotate ten times faster

Researchers have found that the rotation of inner core of old stars called as “red giants”, which in most cases

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Kepler-22b; a planet with ability to uphold life

NASA has found a planet on which life can be sustained. This planet is situated at a right distance from

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