Kepler beams back final image from its almost decade-long journey (page 2)

NASA has released the final view taken by Kepler in September, shortly before the space telescope was retired after nearly a decade of unprecedented discoveries about the universe beyond our solar system. “It bookends the moment of intense excitement nine and a half years earlier when the spacecraft first opened its eye to the skies […]

Kepler beams back final image from its almost decade-long journey

NASA bid a bittersweet farewell to its Kepler spacecraft in October. During its nine-and-a-half year journey, the space telescope spotted more than 2,600 planets outside of our solar ...

Fri 8 Feb 19 from Engadget

NASA releases the “last light” image taken by Kepler before it retired last year

NASA has released the final view taken by Kepler in September, shortly before the space telescope was retired after nearly a decade of unprecedented discoveries about the universe beyond our ...

Thu 7 Feb 19 from TechCrunch

Here's the magnificent last view NASA's Kepler Space Telescope ever saw - CNET

The prolific planet finder went to sleep for good last year, but captured one final view before saying goodnight.

Thu 7 Feb 19 from CNET

Inside-out dense iron planets probably the result of massive collision

Unusual planet compositions might point to a world-shattering origin.

Tue 5 Feb 19 from Ars Technica

When Worlds Collide: Scientists Spot Hint of a Giant Crash in Alien Solar System

Scientists peering at an alien solar system have spotted a pair of planets so different that their traits may be evidence of a massive collision.

Mon 4 Feb 19 from SPACE.com

Cosmic crash between two planets created a distant 'super Earth'

The new discovery was made by an international team of astronomers in the Canary Islands observing a star system with four planets more than 1,600 light years away.

Mon 4 Feb 19 from Daily Mail

Galactic Collision Created Kepler Exoplanets

ArticleKepler-107 is in the constellation Cygnus and four of its exoplanets may hold the possibility of hosting life. According to new models, two of those planets were created through a massive ...

Mon 11 Feb 19 from Laboratory Equipment

First-ever exoplanet collision observed in Kepler 107 system

Scientists have for the first time discovered evidence of a planetary collision outside the solar system.

Wed 6 Feb 19 from UPI

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