Exoplanets

Exoplanets will need both continents and oceans to form complex life

6 days ago   |   Phys.org

When it comes to the search for extra-terrestrial life, scientists have a tendency to be a bit geocentric - i.e. they look for planets that resemble our own. This is...
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The Mikulski Archive for Space Telescopes makes all Kepler data publicly available

10 days ago   |   Phys.org

The Kepler spacecraft launched in 2009 with the goal of finding exoplanets orbiting distant stars. In the years since, astronomers have used Kepler observations to discover...
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NASA's planet-hunting Kepler telescope is dead 9 years after launching into space

NASA's planet-hunting Kepler telescope is dead 9 years after launching into space

12 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

The Kepler space telescope was launched in 2009 and has stared down more than 500,000 stars. However, NASA said on Tuesday that Kepler has run out of fuel and will be...
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So Long, and Thanks for All the Planets: NASA Retires the Kepler Telescope

So Long, and Thanks for All the Planets: NASA Retires the Kepler Telescope

12 days ago   |   ExtremeTech   |   7 articles

Kepler's mission has ended due to a lack of fuel. The good work begun by the Kepler space telescope will be continued by its successor, TESS.
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The exoplanet-hunting Kepler space telescope is now dead

The exoplanet-hunting Kepler space telescope is now dead

12 days ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport   |   7 articles

If you've read anything about newly discovered exoplanets over the past decade there's a really good chance the discovery was made by the Kepler space telescope. Originally...
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RIP Kepler: NASA's exoplanet-hunting space telescope is finally dead

12 days ago   |   Technology Review   |   7 articles


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RIP Kepler: NASA Retires Planet-Hunting Space Telescope

RIP Kepler: NASA Retires Planet-Hunting Space Telescope

12 days ago   |   Geek   |   7 articles

After nine years and more than 2,600 planet discoveries, NASA's Kepler space telescope is entering retirement. The spacecraft has run out of fuel needed for further operations...
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NASA's prolific planet-hunter Kepler has finally earned its retirement

NASA's prolific planet-hunter Kepler has finally earned its retirement

12 days ago   |   TechCrunch   |   9 articles

After nine years of service, half a million stars surveyed, and thousands of planets discovered around those stars, NASA's astonishingly successful Kepler space telescope is...
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The Kepler space telescope's end has finally come

12 days ago   |   Engadget   |   9 articles

The time has finally come to say goodbye to Kepler, the spacecraft that exceeded expectations throughout its mission and has so far confirmed more than 2,600 planets outside of...
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Kepler, NASA's Revolutionary Planet-Hunting Telescope, Is Dead

13 days ago   |   Scientific American   |   9 articles

After running out of fuel, the mission leaves behind a legacy of thousands of exoplanets and a new understanding of Earth's cosmic context
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Stan Lee, Legendary Marvel Comics Co-Creator, Dies at 95

Stan Lee, Legendary Marvel Comics Co-Creator, Dies at 95

Stan Lee, Marvel Comics' legendary editor, writer, and producer, has died at the age of 95. Lee, who took part in the creation and co-creation of famous Marvel superheroes... Read more ...

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How to fix Xbox One ‘UPnP Not Successful' error

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UPnP can be a hassle, but it's not hard to fix on Xbox One. While an internet connection unlocks the best of Xbox One , networking is paired with countless issues to encounter... Read more ...

Spyro Reignited Trilogy Release Date , Pre-Order Bonuses, Buying Guide

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Spyro, the purple fire-breathing dragon from the '90s, is coming back around again: a souped-up version of original trilogy is heading to modern consoles. This trio of... Read more ...

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Microsoft has a Surface Go with LTE for those unwilling to compromise on connectivity, with the cellular version of the 10-inch tablet up for preorder today. It's the latest... Read more ...

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Walmart Canada announces its early Black Friday tech deals

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Apple is getting crushed after analysts predict that iPhone unit sales will...

Apple is getting crushed after analysts predict that iPhone unit sales will shrink next year - which is the same time it will stop disclosing iPhone sales

Apple shares are sliding on Monday after a series of bad data points for iPhone demand. JP Morgan analysts said that iPhone unit sales could decline on an annual basis in both... Read more ...

Today's best deals: Instant Pot, $40 air fryer, $18 Bluetooth earbuds, Echo...

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We're less than two weeks away from Black Friday 2018 and the heat is really turning up on daily deals. Highlights from today's roundup include a discount on the most popular... Read more ...