Kepler telescope

Planetary system of Gliese 581
In Depth
07 Jan, 2015

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.
One-Minute Read
03 Jun, 2014

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

One-Minute Read
27 Feb, 2014

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

One-Minute Read
16 Oct, 2012

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