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.
It defied the odds to discover thousands of planets.
Polar opposites of Earth
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.
So close we might even be able to measure its wind speeds, GJ 1132b is a very important exoplanet
Now we wait for the rest of the cosmos to catch up
It has to do with a surprisingly hazy atmosphere.
Life needs a stable climate.
Now to figure out if it has liquid water. Or an atmosphere.
Fifty times the size of Jupiter.
With scorching temperatures day and night, WASP-43b ain't no place to live.
Naming new worlds is a confusing mess
You can't see it—but Hubble can.
Orbits are getting a bit less mysterious.
Seeing is believing
Teaming up to explore the galaxy with an AI assist.
The closest potentially habitable planet has an intriguing interior
Some of them might even be friendly to life
The company's open source AI software is an armchair explorer's dream.
And you thought this summer was hot
Three of them may be habitable