Exoplanets

  • NASA’s Spitzer discovered seven Earth-size planets around a single star

    NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star. Three of these planets are firmly located in the habitable zone, the area around the parent star where a rocky planet is most likely to have liquid water. The discovery sets...
  • We are not Alone

    We are closer then ever before to an answer at the most important question of all times : Are we alone in the Universe?……. (this article is still in progress, it is going to be published soon) Best Regards TBU NEWS...
  • Jupiter’s Extended Family of Exoplanets

    Our galaxy is home to a bewildering variety of Jupiter-like worlds: hot ones, cold ones, giant versions of our own giant, pint-sized pretenders only half as big around. Astronomers say that in our galaxy alone, a billion or more such Jupiter-like worlds could be orbiting stars other than our...
  • The Wish – A Vision of The Universe

    “Because I can’t. I… had an experience… I can’t prove it, I can’t even explain it, but everything that I know as a human being, everything that I am tells me that it was real! I was given something wonderful, something that changed me forever… A vision… of the...
  • NASA’s Kepler – 100+ exoplanets confirmed by K2 mission

    An international team of astronomers has discovered and confirmed a treasure trove of new worlds using NASA’s Kepler spacecraft on its K2 mission. Among the findings tallying 197 initial planet candidates, scientists have confirmed 104 planets outside our solar system. Among the confirmed is a planetary system comprising four...
  • NASA K2 finds 100 New habitable Alien Planets

    NASA’s planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft is back in action and has found a slew of planets orbiting other stars. Called K2, the revamped mission has already found more than 100 confirmed planets, the University of Arizona’s Ian Crossfield announced Tuesday at a conference of the American Astronomical Society. Some of...
  • NASA responds to TBU NEWS – “NASA does not track or research Unidentified Flying Objects (UFO’s)”

    Couple of days ago TBU NEWS  has received an answer from NASA on a question that TBU NEWS asked NASA to respond two months ago. And they did respond but as it seems NASA did not understood the question quite well  so basically this was the main reason why...
  • NASA’s Spitzer – Closest Rocky Exoplanet

    Using NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope, astronomers have confirmed the discovery of the nearest rocky planet outside our solar system, larger than Earth and a potential gold mine of science data. Dubbed HD 219134b, this exoplanet, which orbits too close to its star to sustain life, is a mere 21...

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