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kepler

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Kepler mission confirms over 100 new exoplanets

It's the biggest haul since the K2 mission began.

By 19 July 2016

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NASA's Kepler Twitter hacked, tweets photo of woman's butt

Twitter account for the NASA telescope goes from spacey to racy after a hacker tweets an inappropriate image to its 569,000 followers.

By 7 July 2016

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NASA scientists telecommute 75 million miles, rescue Kepler spacecraft

A malfunction jeopardized Kepler, the space agency's best hope to find new planets. Its mission remains on hold.

By 12 April 2016

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Kepler spacecraft goes into emergency mode

NASA's planet-hunting Kepler probe has entered its lowest operational mode as NASA scientists try to determine what is wrong with it.

By 11 April 2016

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Over half of the giant Kepler planets may not be planets after all

A five-year study of data from the Kepler space observatory has found that over half the possible planets it has identified are either eclipsing binary stars or brown dwarfs.

By 5 December 2015

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Farewell to hope of life on Kepler-438b

One of the most Earth-like planets located by the Kepler mission is uninhabitable after all, due to its very active star.

By 19 November 2015

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Kepler discovers its 10th twin-sunned Tatooine

The discovery of a planet orbiting a binary star in the habitable zone is the tenth of its kind, indicating such planets are more common than previously thought.

By 12 August 2015

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Tickets to Earth 'cousin' Kepler-452b now on sale

A Chinese site is already selling the right to migrate to the planet dubbed "another Earth." Unfortunately, you probably won't survive the trip.

By 31 July 2015

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Fingers crossed for AirBnb on Kepler-452b (Tomorrow Daily 214)

We know we're being ridiculously optimistic about this, but we hope there's an entire race of highly evolved beings over on NASA's newly discovered planet in the Kepler system, and we also hope they have really fast Internet.

By 24 July 2015

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Kepler-452b is a potential 'Earth 2.0' with exciting possibilities (Tomorrow Daily 214)

Ashley and Khail discuss whether or not they'd move to Kepler-452b, NASA's newest planetary discovery and how one of the biggest pro eSports leagues is taking steps to stop performance-enhancing drug use among players. #TD452b

By 24 July 2015