The James Webb Space Telescope has an ever-expanding timeline—and projected cost.
Like, can we even do that?
But the end is fast approaching.
So close we might even be able to measure its wind speeds, GJ 1132b is a very important exoplanet
It defied the odds to discover thousands of planets.
Polar opposites of Earth
It has to do with a surprisingly hazy atmosphere.
Life needs a stable climate.
A new study shows us why we may want to rethink how we search for extraterrestrial life.
The right kind of chemistry can lead to some strange sorts of worlds.
Fifty times the size of Jupiter.
With scorching temperatures day and night, WASP-43b ain't no place to live.
Now we wait for the rest of the cosmos to catch up
Some of them might even be friendly to life
The spectacular scope launches in 2019.
Instead of hosting planet-friendly dust, Proxima Centauri spews radiation.
Now to figure out if it has liquid water. Or an atmosphere.
Naming new worlds is a confusing mess
And its clouds may be made of gemstones
Scientists aren't just jerking you around—this is about something more than your childhood nostalgia
Don't pack your bags yet
Seeing is believing
It's close, but you won't want to visit.
But we won't know where it's going until the government shutdown ends.