• Space.com | 12/28/2018 | Staff
    In 2018, exoplanet scientists feasted on data from a nearby ice ball, the first exoplanet baby picture, a majority-metal blob the size of Earth and the home planet of a "Star Trek" fan favorite —...
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  • earthsky.org | 12/7/2018 | Paul Scott Anderson
    In recent decades, astronomers have confirmed a few thousand exoplanets, or planets orbiting distant stars. There are thousands more exoplanet candidates. On December 3, 2018, an international team...
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  • earthsky.org | 12/3/2018 | Paul Scott Anderson
    Artist’s concept showing a comparison of the 7 planets orbiting the relatively nearby star TRAPPIST-1. All are similar to Earth in size, but – as yet – surface conditions on these distant worlds...
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  • phys.org | 6/29/2018 | Staff
    There are currently about fifty known exoplanets whose diameters range from Mars-sized to several times the Earth's and which also reside within their stars' habitable zone – the orbital distance...
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  • earthsky.org | 4/29/2018 | Deborah Byrd
    Take a first-person journey across the landscape of six exoplanets in this virtual exoplanet tour, above. The planets include Wasp-121b, a world whose atmosphere is being driven off by its parent...
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  • WIRED | 4/12/2018 | Sarah Scoles
    Until recently, Fergal Mullaly worked for the science office of the Kepler space telescope, the planet-hunting satellite that has verified more than 2,600 planets so far.
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  • Space.com | 3/29/2018 | Staff
    Exoplanets are planets beyond our own solar system. Thousands have been discovered in the past two decades, mostly with NASA's Kepler Space Telescope. These worlds come in a huge variety of sizes...
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