Join Donate
Author

All

Date

All

Keyword

All

The Downlink

You love space, now take action

More Issues

Feature: Exoplanets

2 March 2020

Your Guide to Exoplanets

Learn why and how we study exoplanets, and how you can get involved.

2 March 2020

Our Exoplanets Research

Scientists are searching for 100 Earth-like planets around other stars, and you can help.

Swapna Krishna ● 12 March 2020

What is the Habitable Zone?

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

The Different Kinds of Exoplanets
You Meet in the Milky Way

Lava worlds. Hot Jupiters. Earth 2.0 candidates. Here's a rundown of some notable exoplanets.

Emily Lakdawalla & Staff ● 2 March 2020

How to Search for Exoplanets

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.

2 March 2020

Your guide to WFIRST

WFIRST, NASA's Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope, is the next step in our hunt for Earth-sized exoplanets.

Blogs & Articles

A Moon Among Stars

Emily Lakdawalla • December 31, 2008

A very pretty picture of a moon among stars. Happy 2009, everyone!

The Year in Pictures: 2008

Emily Lakdawalla • December 31, 2008

The Year in Pictures: 2008

I spotted Mercury last night!

Emily Lakdawalla • December 30, 2008

I spotted Mercury last night!

Another longevity milestone for Spirit and Opportunity

Emily Lakdawalla • December 29, 2008

We're getting close to the fifth anniversary of the landings of Spirit and Opportunity, but was we approach that milestone, we're passing another. I've been told that as of yesterday, Spirit and Opportunity have operated on Mars for a combined length of time that is longer than the combined number of sols that the twin Viking landers operated.

ANSMET Blogs: Finally in the field and bagging lots of meteorites

Emily Lakdawalla • December 29, 2008

ANSMET Blogs: Finally in the field and bagging lots of meteorites

The Antarctic search for meteorites: put-in at last; week of productive searches

ANSMET team • December 29, 2008

A week of productive searching near the Davis Nunataks.

From the "playing with particle accelerators" department

Emily Lakdawalla • December 29, 2008

From the "playing with particle accelerators" department

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter is a BIG step closer to launch

Emily Lakdawalla • December 26, 2008

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter is a BIG step closer to launch

Odds and Ends: Outer solar system not as crowded as the inner

Emily Lakdawalla • December 26, 2008

Odds and Ends: Outer solar system not as crowded as the inner

A correction to the recent Nature story about Phoenix

Emily Lakdawalla • December 24, 2008

A correction to the recent Nature story about Phoenix

Items 1 - 10 of 539  12345678910Next
Bill Nye and people
Let's Change the World

Become a member of The Planetary Society and together we will create the future of space exploration.

Join Today

Europa
The Planetary Fund

Help advance robotic and human space exploration, defend our planet, and search for life.

Donate

You are here: