TESS will give us a new view of our galactic neighborhood.
Instead of hosting planet-friendly dust, Proxima Centauri spews radiation.
Like, can we even do that?
Three of them may be habitable
A potentially habitable world only 4.2 light years away
The closest potentially habitable planet has an intriguing interior
Seeking a distant pale blue dot
We need tiny spaceships. Lots of 'em.
When you're traveling this fast, every little speck counts
Now to figure out if it has liquid water. Or an atmosphere.
Sid Meier and Yuri Milner know why
Close encounters of the stellar kind
You have died of dysentary
But that's a pretty big 'if'
Our best guess for what it would take to get to planets that are really, really far away.
It's just plane confusing.
The enormously ambitious mission faces a few challenges
Stars tell stories, guide explorers, and help scientists talk about the galaxy.
It's close, but you won't want to visit.
Giant planet orbits three stars at once
Here's what the astrophysicist says about the future of space exploration
The star system is 25 trillion miles away
Could this transmission come from intelligent life?
Going to Alpha Centauri "within a generation"