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2 March 2020
Learn why and how we study exoplanets, and how you can get involved.
Scientists are searching for 100 Earth-like planets around other stars, and you can help.
Swapna Krishna ● 12 March 2020
The habitable zone is the not-too-hot, not-too-cold region around a star where liquid water can exist.
Emily Lakdawalla ● 2 March 2020
Lava worlds. Hot Jupiters. Earth 2.0 candidates. Here's a rundown of some notable exoplanets.
Emily Lakdawalla & Staff ● 2 March 2020
Some methods almost sound like science fiction: Using gravity as a magnifying glass, watching stars wobble at turtle-like speeds, and searching for tiny dips in starlight.
WFIRST, NASA's Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope, is the next step in our hunt for Earth-sized exoplanets.
• May 31, 2018
Please Funpost! responsibly.
• May 24, 2018
The Habitat is a new podcast about a year-long HI-SEAS mission in Hawaii.
• May 17, 2018
NASA astronaut Scott Tingle describes his first rocket launch.
• May 10, 2018
An appreciation for a scene from Star Trek III: The Search for Spock.
• May 03, 2018
Two ISS cosmonauts remind us that feelin' it is not a crime.
• April 26, 2018
A far-from-comprehensive look at the oath of office.
• April 19, 2018
There are NASA choices for all letters except Y and Z; for those two, you'll need to go international.
• April 12, 2018
A few ripping good yarns from 1969. And a truly terrifying cartoon.
• April 05, 2018
That time the Russians filmed a milk commercial aboard the Mir space station.
• March 29, 2018
Did you know NASA required SpaceX to carry life insurance for Elon Musk?
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