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NASA’s official exoplanet tally has passed 5,000 worlds
There are only a few hundred billion planets left to find in the Milky Way.
Scientists wielded giant lasers to simulate an exoplanet’s super-hot core
A molten core creates Earth's magnetic field, which protects life as we know it.
Space probably has way more ‘rogue planets’ than we thought
Astronomers have just doubled the catalogue of potential rogue exoplanets.
There is no Planet B
The James Webb Space Telescope fuels our obsession with finding another Earth, but that misses the point.
This newly spotted massive alien planet is confusing astronomers
Everything’s bigger in b Centauri—including one of the most enormous planets ever found.
NASA’s James Webb telescope will peer through the haze of other worlds
It should help astronomers understand some of the galaxy's most abundant planets.
Astronomers spot first planet outside the Milky Way
The findings could take decades to confirm.
A newly discovered planet orbiting a dead star offers a glimpse of Earth’s future
A solar system that looks like ours … after Earth gets destroyed.
These strange radio signals might not be coming from stars
Strange radio signals from red dwarfs could be the start of a whole new way to look for exoplanets.
Mars may be too small to have ever been habitable
New research shows that size matters when cultivating a world that can hold onto water and sustain life.