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Are Exomoons a Better Place to Look For Life?

9th Aug, 2018 - 2470 views

Let’s talk about ExoMoons, you know, those moons in orbit around other planets around other stars in our galaxy. Is it possible that they might be better harbors for life?

What's So Great About TRAPPIST-1?

15th Jun, 2017 - 4385 views

Since the discovery of this system of seven terrestrial planets around an obscure, cool, red-dwarf star some 40 light years away, astronomers and the public have become very excited. Why? What's so great about this system? Located only 40 light-y

Juno First Results from Jupiter; LIGO & Grav Waves Pt 3; Red Dwarf Flares; WFIRST Cost Troubles

10th Jun, 2017 - 5592 views

This week, the first science results from the Juno spacecraft around Jupiter are in; the LIGO collaboration has discovered its third gravitational wave event; astronomers warn that flares from red dwarf stars may threaten any life on exoplanets in or

ExoLife Communication

11th May, 2017 - 2362 views

How can we ever hope to communicate with any life in the universe if we find it? What are the methods available? What are the challenges? Is it even possible? Life in the universe may be common or it may be rare, we don't know yet. For all we know,

Chances of Life on the Closest Exoplanets

4th May, 2017 - 4171 views

Support and learn more about the PLANETS Foundation here: https://www.planets.life/ Of the 50 exoplanets closest to Earth, which ones are most likely to harbor life? We now know there are more planets in our galaxy than there are stars. On average

Imaging the Surface of Proxima Centauri b

26th Apr, 2017 - 5700 views

Is it possible to directly image the surface of Proxima Centaur b? Watch this hangout and find out! Please checkout the new Kickstarter Campaign for the PLANETS Foundation: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/exocube/planets-telescope-the-pathwa

Gliese 581g: First Earth-sized planet discovered around a star's habitable zone

2nd Oct, 2010 - 27K views

Earlier this week, astronomers from University of California in Santa Cruz announced the discovery of an Earth-sized world in a very promising spot around the red-dwarf star known as Gliese 581. It seems to be orbiting in that star's habitable zone.