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Planetary system of Gliese 581

Alien earth 'could support life', but what is Kepler 438b like?

Briefing
Wed 7 Jan, AT 12:36

Newly discovered planet is 40 per cent hotter than Earth – but sits in the 'Goldilocks zone' with liquid water

Artist’s impression of Kepler-10c.

'Godzilla of earths': giant planet found by scientists

One-Minute Read
Tue 3 Jun, AT 10:54

Discovery of planet 17 times heavier than Earth raises new hope of finding life elsewhere in the universe

Space

Nasa Kepler telescope discovers 715 new planets

One-Minute Read
Thu 27 Feb, AT 12:35

Findings represent the 'largest windfall of planets' ever announced – and some may be habitable

How can planet with four suns exist? Astronomers' latest puzzle

One-Minute Read
Tue 16 Oct, AT 15:14

Amateur planet hunters find new world, PH1, the first of its kind ever seen