1. Kepler Exoplanet Candidates


    from blprnt Added 121K 383 14

    This is a visualization of the 1236 exoplanet candidates observed by Kepler. As you can see, the vast majority of these planets orbit their stars at a distance less than Earth. This is likely due…

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    • Lifeless Planet PAX Gameplay Trailer


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      The new trailer for Lifeless Planet featuring pre-alpha gameplay and music from the game by composer Rich Douglas. An astronaut seeking life on a distant Earth-like planet finds the world is a barren…

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      • Exoplanets – The Reality


        from Edward Bell Added 4,599 18 1

        Two years ago, when I did this short film, more than 400 new planets had been discovered. Since then, the number has doubled. A handful of them seem to have water, and as such, the possibility of…

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        • Tour of the Seven-Planet System Around the Star Kepler-90


          from Robert Simpson Added 17.5K 17 1

          Created using Celestia (http://www.shatters.net/celestia/) and the data from this paper (http://arxiv.org/abs/1310.5912) describing the system, on which I am a co-author.

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          • Are there aliens?


            from Royal Observatory Greenwich Added 3,430 14 1

            Life began on the Earth around 3.5 billion years ago. Could life have evolved on other planets and if so where are they? Astronomers at the Royal Observatory Greenwich explain how we might detect…

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            • One way voyage to the edge of the known universe


              from Salar Golestanian Added 2,083 13 0

              The animation is built with images taken from the Hubble telescope, as well as the material provided with many thanks from their official sites acknowledged below. The Voyage to the Edge of the Universe…

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              • Science Bulletins: Kepler Discovers Dozens of Worlds


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                Kepler is the first NASA mission able to discover planets the size of Earth—and smaller—that are orbiting other stars. Kepler has discovered 11 solar systems and 26 planets, ranging from…

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                • The First Earth-Sized World of Kepler


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                  On January 10th, 2011, after gathering and analyzing over 8 months of data transmitted from the spacecraft, the Kepler Science Team announced the discovery of the first rocky, Earth-sized world: Kepler…

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                  • Undiscovered Worlds - Trailer


                    from Jason Fletcher Added 2,078 10 0

                    Undiscovered Worlds: The Search Beyond Our Sun explores a timeless question: Do other planets like Earth exist? Travel to distant stars and fly up close to exotic planets. Experience the science…

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                    • The Promise of Kepler-22b


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                      http://facebook.com/SpaceFan http://gplus.to/TonyDarnell Exciting news from the Kepler mission yesterday! Here's what happened: they discovered a planet that is roughly the size of Earth, and…

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