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This distant world is a lot like Earth, but you wouldn’t want to live there
A familiar atmosphere with a few alien quirks.
We’re one step closer to tracking down another Earth
The most robust census yet suggests that they’re out there, but they might take time to locate.
Dwarf star planets could glow with life
From afar, the galaxy could look like a flashing rave.
This distant Neptune-like planet really shouldn’t exist
A 'Forbidden planet' defies odds and thrives under inhospitable conditions.
Some exoplanets tilt too much, and it’s pushing everyone apart
Orbits are getting a bit less mysterious.
Scientists think they’ve found a super-Earth exoplanet dripping with sapphires and rubies
The right kind of chemistry can lead to some strange sorts of worlds.
Oxygen might not lead us to aliens after all
A new study shows us why we may want to rethink how we search for extraterrestrial life.
Dust to dust: How Earth’s most advanced observatory is unraveling our origins
It’s a well-oiled machine.
A frozen super-Earth is just six light years away
It's close, but you won't want to visit.
Two NASA spacecraft died in one week—and there’s a connection
Kepler and Dawn guzzled through their precious gas for similar reasons.