News About Extra Solar Planets
February 13, 2024
SETI Institute Utilizes Advanced Ellipsoid Technique in Quest for Extraterrestrial Signals

Los Angeles CA (SPX) Feb 13, 2024
In a groundbreaking development for the field of astrophysics and the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI), researchers from the SETI Institute, Berkeley SETI Research Center, and the University of Washington have introduced an innovative approach employing the SETI Ellipsoid technique. Utilizing data from the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) mission, this method enhances the search for potential signals from advanced civilizations across the cosmos. The SETI Ellipsoid strat ... read more
What Kind of World is LHS 1140b
Washington DC (SPX) Feb 06, 2024
One would be forgiven for thinking that it's easy to tell different types of planets apart. Unfortunately, the most interesting worlds look awfully like comparative ... more
Migration solves exoplanet puzzle
Heidelberg, Germany (SPX) Feb 12, 2024
Ordinarily, planets in evolved planetary systems, such as the Solar System, follow stable orbits around their central star. However, many indications suggest that some planets might depart from thei ... more
UC Irvine-led team unravels mysteries of planet formation and evolution in distant solar system
Irvine CA (SPX) Jan 29, 2024
A recently discovered solar system with six confirmed exoplanets and a possible seventh is boosting astronomers' knowledge of planet formation and evolution. Relying on a globe-spanning arsenal of o ... more
NASA's Hubble Finds Water Vapor in Small Exoplanet's Atmosphere
Montreal, Canada (SPX) Jan 26, 2024
Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope observed the smallest exoplanet where water vapor has been detected in the atmosphere. At only approximately twice Earth's diameter, the planet GJ 982 ... more
ADVERTISEMENT



ADVERTISEMENT


ADVERTISEMENT



Carbon Monoxide Dynamics Offer New Insights into Exoplanet Habitability
Tokyo, Japan (SPX) Feb 08, 2024
In the ongoing quest to discover habitable worlds beyond our solar system, a groundbreaking study spearheaded by Associate Professor Kazumi Ozaki from Tokyo Institute of Technology and Associate Res ... more
Direct detection of amino acids and hydrocarbons in meteorites
Munster, Germany (SPX) Feb 05, 2024
The recent study conducted by Dr. Christian Vollmer and his team, in collaboration with British colleagues, marks a significant advancement in the field of astrobiology and planetary science. By exa ... more
Ice and fire: Antarctic volcano may hold clues to life on Mars
Deception Island, Antarctica (AFP) Feb 2, 2024
On Deception Island in Antarctica, steam rises from the beaches, and glaciers dot the black slopes of what is actually an active volcano - a rare clash of ice and fire that provides clues to scientists about what life could look like on Mars. ... more
Researchers spying for signs of life among exoplanet atmospheres
Columbus OH (SPX) Feb 02, 2024
The next generation of advanced telescopes could sharpen the hunt for potential extraterrestrial life by closely scrutinizing the atmospheres of nearby exoplanets, new research suggests. The next ge ... more
TESS finds Super-Earth in habitable zone around nearby red dwarf
Los Angeles CA (SPX) Feb 01, 2024
In a significant advancement in the field of exoplanetary science, astronomers have unveiled the discovery of a new 'super-Earth', TOI-715 b, orbiting within the habitable zone of a red dwarf star. ... more
24/7 Space News Coverage
24/7 Technology News Coverage
24/7 China News Coverage

ADVERTISEMENT

Reuters Events SMR and Advanced Reactor 2024

ADVERTISEMENT

NASA Puts Next-Gen Exoplanet-Imaging Technology to the Test
Greenbelt MD (SPX) Feb 01, 2024
The Coronagraph Instrument on NASA's Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope will demonstrate new technologies that could vastly increase the number of planets outside our solar system (exoplanets) that s ... more
New Insights into Earth's Earliest Life Forms Discovered in Palaeoarchaean Rock Samples
Berlin, Germany (SPX) Jan 25, 2024
A recent study conducted by a team of researchers from the University of Gottingen and Linnaeus University has brought to light new findings regarding the earliest forms of life on Earth. The study, ... more
Revolutionizing Chemistry: Over 4 Billion Early-Life Reactions Simulated via Blockchain
Los Angeles CA (SPX) Jan 25, 2024
In a groundbreaking utilization of blockchain technology, a team of chemists has successfully repurposed the computational process typically used in cryptocurrency mining to simulate an unprecedente ... more
Shallow soda lakes show promise as cradles of life on Earth
Seattle WA (SPX) Jan 23, 2024
Charles Darwin proposed that life could have emerged in a "warm little pond" with the right cocktail of chemicals and energy. A study from the University of Washington, published this month in Commu ... more
Key moment in the evolution of life on Earth captured in fossils
Perth, Australia (SPX) Jan 16, 2024
Curtin-led research has for the first time precisely dated some of the oldest fossils of complex multicellular life in the world, helping to track a pivotal moment in the history of Earth when the s ... more
Earth-sized planet discovered in 'our solar backyard'

Madison WI (SPX) Jan 15, 2024
A team of astronomers have discovered a planet closer and younger than any other Earth-sized world yet identified. It's a remarkably hot world whose proximity to our own planet and to a star like our sun mark it as a unique opportunity to study how planets evolve. The new planet was described in a new study published this week by The Astronomical Journal. Melinda Soares-Furtado, a NASA Hubble Fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Madison who will begin work as an astronomy professor at the univers ... read more
ASU talk will examine ethical questions surrounding life in space
Tempe AZ (SPX) Jan 15, 2024
What is the impact of extended space travel on the human body? Can space travel bring life-threatening extraterrestrial contaminants back to Earth? Do we spend money on space exploration and researc ... more

ADVERTISEMENT


ADVERTISEMENT



Study uncovers potential origins of life in ancient hot springs
Newcastle UK (SPX) Jan 15, 2024
Newcastle University research turns to ancient hot springs to explore the origins of life on Earth. The research team, funded by the UK's Natural Environmental Research Council, investigated how the ... more
Astronomers make rare exoplanet discovery
Coventry UK (SPX) Jan 12, 2024
Astronomers have made the rare discovery of a small, cold exoplanet and its massive outer companion - shedding light on the formation of planets like Earth. The findings include a planet with ... more
Discovery Alert: Earth-sized Planet Has a 'Lava Hemisphere'
Washington DC (SPX) Jan 11, 2024
A team of astronomers analyzed this system using data from NASA's TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite), which spots "transits," or instances where planets cross in front of their star as the ... more
Old stars may be the best places to search for life, new study suggests
New Orleans LA (SPX) Jan 11, 2024
In 1995, Swiss astronomers Michael Mayor and Didier Queloz announced the first discovery of a planet outside our solar system, orbiting a distant Sun-like star known as 51 Pegasi. Since then, more t ... more
WASP-69b has comet-like tail that's very long
Maunakea HI (SPX) Jan 10, 2024
New data from W. M. Keck Observatory on Maunakea, Hawai?i Island confirms exoplanet WASP-69b, known for its escaping atmosphere, is forming a comet-like tail that is even longer than previously obse ... more
24/7 Nuclear News Coverage
24/7 War News Coverage
24/7 War News Coverage

ADVERTISEMENT


Buy Advertising Media Advertising Kit Editorial & Other Enquiries Privacy statement
The content herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright 1995-2020 - Space Media Network. All websites are published in Australia and are solely subject to Australian law and governed by Fair Use principals for news reporting and research purposes. AFP, UPI and IANS news wire stories are copyright Agence France-Presse, United Press International and Indo-Asia News Service. ESA news reports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additional copyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. Advertising does not imply endorsement, agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by Space Media Network on any Web page published or hosted by Space Media Network. Privacy Statement