The Kepler space telescope, famed for its exoplanet discoveries, gets a new mission after equipment troubles put it out of commission last year.
Kepler 186f is the most Earth-like exoplanet we've ever discovered, but it's so far away that details will remain scarce for a long time.
Earth-like exoplanets are really common, and that's pretty cool.
Call it cloudy with a low chance of meatballs. The alien world Kepler-7b — a very reflective world in big … Continued
It's even worse than Florida in the summertime.
But they won't put the hobbling two-wheeled spacecraft out to pasture yet.
And you thought 97 degrees F was bad.
Scott Hubbard, former director of the NASA Ames Research Center, speculates on how NASA could revive the ailing space telescope.
A critical failure in Kepler's alignment may spell the end for the storied planet hunter.
It's just like living on Earth, only you weigh 90 pounds more!
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