Alien Worlds

Alien World Has Water Vapour... And Maybe Life?

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK Tech

Astronomers have discovered water on a distant world the size of Neptune. The planet HAT-P-11b (natty name) is located in the constellation of Cygn...

'Habitable' Exo-Planet Found Orbiting Distant Red Dwarf Star

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Tech

A Nasa researcher has reportedly found the first Earth-sized planet in the 'Habitable' zone of another solar system. The find has been made by Nasa...

Hundreds Of Alien Worlds Discovered

Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa has announced the confirmed discovery of 715 new alien worlds in deep space. The so-called "mother lode" of planets outside our solar system (...

'Earth's Twin' Discovered In Deep Space

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

An alien world so similar to Earth that it's been described as our 'twin' has been discovered in deep space. The only differences? It's 60% bigger,...

There Are Now Over 1,000 Confirmed Alien Planets

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 24.10.2013 | UK Tech

It's only been 20 years since the first one was discovered but the number of confirmed alien planets has smashed through the 1,000 milestone. The E...

Astronomers Photograph 'Cherry Blossom' World Around Alien Star

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.10.2013 | UK Tech

When it comes to exoplanets, it's generally worth not being all that surprised when something weird shows up. Firstly because there are quite a lot of...

Three 'Potentially Habitable' Planets Found Around Nearby Star

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 25.08.2013 | UK Tech

Three potentially habitable 'Super Earth' worlds have been found orbiting a triple-star system just 22 light years from Earth. Gliese 667C is relat...

'Tatooine'-Style Planets May Be Perfect For Life

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK Tech

Planets that orbit two suns at once are an image more familiar from Star Wars and science fiction, rather than science fact. But according to new ...

Lego Fan Builds 200,000-Brick Alien City

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK Tech

A Lego fan has built a 200,000-brick alien city to celebrate "spirituality, peaceful ET contact and fantastical worlds". Mike Doyle from New York i...

Alien World Is 'Seven Times Bigger Than Jupiter'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK Tech

An alien world seven times the size of Jupiter has been found in a distant star system. Astronomers detected clouds of carbon monoxide and water va...

Astronomers Find Alien Worlds 'Stranger Than Science Fiction'

Huffington Post UK / PA | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK Tech

Astronomers are still waiting to find an Earth twin amid a plethora of newly discovered worlds, many of them stranger than anything dreamed of in scie...