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Exoplanet Watch Results
Exoplanet Watch Results
Year in review: Top 5 NASA moments of 2017
Discovery of eight planets makes alien system the first to tie with our solar system
Mars mission sheds light on habitability of distant planets
WASP-18b has smothering stratosphere without water
Lava or not, exoplanet 55 Cancri e likely has an atmosphere
Discovery alert! ESO finds second-closest Earth-size planet in habitable zone
Our living planet shapes the search for life beyond Earth
Overlooked treasure: The first evidence of exoplanets
Halloween Special: Universe of Monsters
Hubble observes exoplanet that snows sunscreen
Discovery alert! A sizzling super Earth
Giant exoplanet hunters: Look for debris disks
Want to see the surface of another Earth? Use our Sun
Discovery alert! A nearby super Earth
What looks good on paper may look good in space
Discovery alert! Colossal planet spotted
NASA's Hubble captures blistering pitch-black planet
Science alert! Hellish skies on a hot world
X-rays reveal temperament of possible planet-hosting stars
Hubble delivers first hints of possible water content of TRAPPIST-1 planets
NASA team passes major technological milestone for characterizing exoplanets
Discovery alert! Three Earth-mass neighbors
An eclipse by any other name: Doing science with transits and occultations
Scientists improve brown dwarf weather forecasts
TRAPPIST-1 is older than our solar system
NASA selects proposals to study galaxies, stars, planets
Hubble detects exoplanet with glowing water atmosphere
An Earth-like atmosphere may not survive Proxima b's orbit
Hidden stars may make planets appear smaller
NASA releases Kepler survey catalog with hundreds of new planet candidates
NASA hosts briefing on latest results of exoplanet-hunting mission
Icy moons, galaxy clusters, and distant worlds among selected targets for James Webb Space Telescope
An image is worth a thousand worlds
Flares may threaten planet habitability near red dwarfs
Astronomers find planet hotter than most stars
Astronomers confirm orbital details of TRAPPIST-1h
'Warm neptune' has unexpectedly primitive atmosphere
SOFIA confirms nearby planetary system is similar to our own
'Iceball' planet mass of Earth discovered
Planet hunters named in TIME's Top 100 Most Influential People
Earth-sized 'Tatooine' planets could be habitable
Will wobbling stars guide us to ‘100 Earths'?
Role models, footsteps, and the search for life
NASA announces astronomy and astrophysics fellows for 2017
A fearless astronomer behind a game-changing telescope
NASA Selects Medium-scale Space Mission Concepts to Study for 2020 Astrophysics Decadal Survey
Longtime JPL engineer to help lead hunt for exoplanets
Planet Hunters: Finding beauty in the universe
Planet Hunters: For Rachel Akeson, science is in the genes
Planet Hunters: On a quest for astronomy's holy grail
Bright star sets her sights on exoplanets
NASA's Kepler provides another peek at ultra-cool neighbor
Probing seven promising worlds with NASA's James Webb Space Telescope
Exoplanet astronomer searches for a brighter future
The engineer building a smaller telescope for the stars
Earth-sized planets: The newest, weirdest generation
NASA telescope reveals largest batch of Earth-size, habitable-zone planets around single star
NASA to host news conference on discovery beyond our solar system
NASA-funded website lets the public search for new nearby worlds
Spitzer hears stellar 'heartbeat' from planetary companion
Scientists make huge dataset of nearby stars available to public
JPL rolls out the red carpet for 'Baby Kepler'
NASA team looks to ancient Earth first to study hazy exoplanets
Hubble witnesses massive comet-like object pollute atmosphere of a white dwarf
Planets of red dwarf stars may face oxygen loss in habitable zones
Mysterious white dwarf pulsar discovered
New planet imager delivers first science
A four-planet system in orbit, directly imaged and remarkable
Hubble captures ‘shadow play' caused by possible planet
Can garnet planets be habitable?
A newly discovered 'super-Earth' dwells in the habitable zone of its parent star – and might have a roughly Earth-sized companion.
Discovery Alert: A 'Super-Earth' in the Habitable Zone
In a system with two known planets, astronomers spotted something new: a small object transiting across the Sun-sized star. This turned out to be another planet: extra hot and Earth-sized.
Discovery Alert: Earth-sized Planet Has a 'Lava Hemisphere'
Fifteen years ago, astronomers delivered what is now an iconic direct image of an exoplanet, Beta Pictoris b.
Seeing, Believing: 15 Years of Exoplanet Images
Six "sub-Neptunes" orbit their star in a kind of rhythmic dance – one easily set to music.
Discovery Alert: Watch the Synchronized Dance of a 6-Planet System
Scientists find that a glowing cloud that obscured a star was caused by a cataclysmic collision of two giant exoplanets.
Discovery Alert: Glowing Cloud Points to Cosmic Collision
A large, gaseous planet orbits a star that should have destroyed it.
Discovery Alert: The Planet that Shouldn't Be There
With the discovery of six new exoplanets, scientists have tipped the scales and surpassed 5,500 exoplanets found (there are now 5,502 known exoplanets, to be exact).
Discovery Alert: With Six New Worlds, 5,500 Discovery Milestone Passed!
Stars farther from the center of our galaxy possess fewer of the most common types of planets, a recent study shows.
Discovery Alert: On Our Galaxy's Outskirts, a Poverty of Planets
Scientists used the Webb Telescope identified water vapor in the atmosphere of WASP-18 b, and made a temperature map of the planet as it slipped behind, and reappeared from, its star.
Discovery Alert: Webb Maps and Finds Traces of Water in an Ultra-hot Gas Giant's Atmosphere
A team of astrophysicists and citizen scientists have identified what may be some of the last planets NASA’s retired Kepler space telescope observed during its nearly decade-long mission.
Astronomers Discover Planets in NASA Kepler's Final Days of Observations
New data from NASA's Webb space telescope reveals new details about a strange but common planet type, a 'mini-Neptune.'
NASA's Webb Takes Closest Look Yet at Mysterious Planet
An international team of researchers has used NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope to measure the temperature of the rocky exoplanet TRAPPIST-1 b.
Webb Measures the Temperature of a TRAPPIST-1 Exoplanet
Explore Alien Worlds
Exoplanet Travel Bureau
This set of travel posters envision a day when the creativity of scientists and engineers will allow us to do things we can only dream of now.
Strange New Worlds
Explore an interactive gallery of some of the most intriguing and exotic planets discovered so far.
A planetary tour through time. The ancients debated the existence of planets beyond our own; now we know of thousands.