Kepler Telescope

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 (...

There May Be 20 Billion Earth-Like Planets In Our Galaxy

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

There may be up to 20 billion habitable planets in our galaxy, scientists have said. About one in five stars which researchers have been able to st...

Planet Hunter Declared Dead In Space

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Tech

A satellite that discovered the first known rocky exoplanet has been officially retired after its on-board computer failed. The COROT mission launc...

Rare Star Alignment May Open Up Search For Our Nearest Alien Neighbours

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.08.2013 | UK Tech

A rare alignment of stars will give scientists the chance to find the closest alien world to our Solar System. Astronomers around the world are cur...

Is This End Of Kepler?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.05.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa's search for Earth-like planets outside our solar system suffered a potentially catastrophic setback as its Kepler telescope broke down in orbit ...

Could This Alien Solar System Contain Two 'Earths'?

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK Tech

Astronomers have discovered two planets potentially able to support life in the same solar system - raising the tantalising possibility of two alien w...

Alien Super-Earth Could Host Species Of 'Very Clever Dolphins'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK Tech

A newly-discovered alien world which looks unsettlingly like Earth could be a "prime candidate" for hosting life, scientists have said. And while i...

Milky Way Is Home To '17 Billion Earths'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 09.03.2013 | UK Tech

There are at least 17 billion Earth-sized planets in our galaxy, scientists have announced. In fact there could be many, many more. Astronomers ...

Nasa's Hubble Telescope Captures Stunning UFO Galaxy

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.11.2012 | UK Tech

Seen from afar it looks like a giant UFO. The red and yellow alien-craft-like galaxy, called NGC5010, was captured by the Nasa/ESA Hubble Space Tel...

Kepler Telescope Discovers Two Earth-Sized Planets Outside Solar System

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 21.12.2011 | UK

Scientists have discovered two earth-sized rocky planets orbiting a distant star. Kepler 20f, one of the exoplanets (planets outside the solar sys...