Potentially habitable Super-Earth among latest red dwarf exoplanet haul

Common, relatively cool and potentially life-supporting, red dwarf stars are of particular interest to astronomers hunting down distant worlds. The latest study of Kepler data has now identified 15 new exoplanets around red dwarfs, including a system of three "Super-Earths" – one of which appears to be orbiting within the host star's habitable zone... Continue Reading Potentially habitable Super-Earth among latest red dwarf exoplanet haul Category: Space Tags: Astronomy Exoplanet Extraterrestrial Kepler Mission Stars Tokyo Institute of Technology Related Articles: The aliens are from Earth Churchill on space travel, habitable exoplanets and alien life Two technologies that could be invaluable to the search for life Are we ahead of our time? Is ET dea

Potentially habitable Super-Earth among latest red dwarf exoplanet haul

Common, relatively cool and potentially life-supporting, red dwarf stars are of particular interest to astronomers hunting down distant worlds. The latest study of Kepler data has now ...

Tue 13 Mar 18 from Gizmag

15 new planets confirmed around cool dwarf stars

A research team led by Teruyuki Hirano of Tokyo Institute of Technology's Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences has validated 15 exoplanets orbiting red dwarf systems. One of the brightest ...

Mon 12 Mar 18 from Phys.org

Kepler Spots Potentially Habitable Super-Earth Orbiting Nearby Star

It orbits a red dwarf star about 200 light years away, which is called K2-155. Red dwarfs are very long-lived stars, so life would have plenty of time to develop. The post Kepler Spots Potentially ...

Wed 14 Mar 18 from Extremetech

15 new planets discovered — one is potentially habitable

A team of Japanese researchers has confirmed the discovery of 15 new exoplanets, orbiting around red dwarfs — including a system of three super-Earths, one of which appears to be located ...

Wed 14 Mar 18 from ZME Science

A super-Earth around a red star could be wet and wild - CNET

Astronomers have spotted a potentially habitable exoplanet around a bright dwarf star. Odds are good we'll hear more about K2-155d in the future.

Tue 13 Mar 18 from CNET Cutting Edge

Habitable ‘super-Earth’ is found among 15 new planets

Researchers led by Teruyuki Hirano of Tokyo Institute of Technology's Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences have validated 15 exoplanets orbiting red dwarf systems (stock image). ...

Mon 12 Mar 18 from Daily Mail

We could spot advanced aliens by monitoring 'space junk'

Astrophysicist Hector Socas-Navarro from the Canary Islands Institute of Astrophysics in Spain claims we could use the 'transit method' to spot space junk around other planets (stock image). ...

Wed 7 Mar 18 from Daily Mail

Potentially habitable super-Earth found during exoplanet search

Of 15 recently discovered exoplanets, one could hold liquid water.

Wed 14 Mar 18 from Astronomy.com

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