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This illustration depicts NASA's exoplanet hunter, the Kepler space telescope. The agency announced on Oct. 30, 2018, that Kepler has run out of fuel and is being retired within its current and safe orbit, away from Earth. Kepler leaves a legacy of more than 2,600 exoplanet discoveries. Credits: NASA/Wendy Stenzel/Daniel Rutter

Kepler telescope dead after finding thousands of worlds

Kepler was a space observatory launched by NASA to discover Earth-size planets orbiting other stars. Named after astronomer Johannes Kepler, the spacecraft was launched...
This artist’s concept shows how a few individual waves travel through a hypothetical star that has an orbiting planet. Credit: Gabriel Perez Diaz/Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias

Symphony of stars: The science of stellar sound waves in space

Astronomers suggest that the stars in space play continuous sounds like a concert. The biggest stars make the lowest, deepest sounds, like tubas and double...
NASA Has Discovered Hundreds of Potential New Planets

NASA Has Discovered Hundreds of Potential New Planets

This Monday, Nasa announced that they have discovered 219 new objects beyond our solar system that are almost potential new planets. The more fascinating is,...