“Another Earth” Discovered Orbiting Our Neighbor Sun-Like Star

By | Wed, 12/19/2012 - 09:33

Astronomers have discovered what may be habitable Earth-like planet just 12 light years away.

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Researchers Confirm the Presence of Water on Mercury's Surface

By | Fri, 11/30/2012 - 12:38

NASA has confirmed that Mercury has water on or near its surface.

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Nearby 'Super-earth' May Be Habitable, but Skepticism Remains

By | Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:20

Scientists believe that they have found a planet in a nearby constellation that can have liquid water, thus making it able to support life.

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Nearby 'Super-Earth' Planet Likely Made Up of Diamonds

By | Thu, 10/11/2012 - 12:06

It seems that we've been living on the wrong planet this whole time.

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We May Find Alien Life Within 40 Years, Royal Astronomer Says

By | Fri, 09/07/2012 - 15:53

The Queen's astronomer, Lord Martin Rees, made a bit of a stir last night when he announced his belief that, within 40 years, we would be able to confirm the existence of alien life forms.