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exoplanets

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Watch an exoplanet orbit a distant star

Astronomers have obtained direct images of an exoplanet moving around a star 63 light-years from Earth.

By September 18, 2015

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The CraveCast talks sex in space and finding exoplanets at a quicker pace, Ep. 14

With a guest interview with a professor and a lot of self-censorship, Crave writers discuss what's hot in space, from the search for E.T. to weightless porn to "Star Wars Battlefront."

By June 16, 2015

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Space: Many exoplanets, but not enough XXX? A CraveCast discussion

Can humans have sex beyond our planet? Does anything have sex on other planets? What do you do when you're done talking about sex? Talk about video games of course.

By June 16, 2015

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Rare direct image of a super-Jupiter exoplanet

A giant planet 11 times the mass of Jupiter has been directly photographed, the closest such planet to Earth we've seen with our own eyes.

By May 10, 2015

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The Exoplanet Travel Bureau: NASA posters advertise Kepler planets

The space agency is promoting some of the 1,000 planets discovered by the Kepler Mission in the style of vintage travel posters.

By January 8, 2015

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This is the closest planet yet that could support life beyond our solar system

Most potentially habitable exoplanets are at least hundreds of light-years away, but Wolf 1061c is just next door, galactically speaking.

By December 18, 2015

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'Sphere' looks past stellar glare to find exoplanets

A device known as "Sphere," attached to the Very Large Telescope in Chile, has achieved first light using three novel methods to peek into the brightness.

By June 4, 2014

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The 7 confirmed exoplanets most likely to host life (pictures)

Humanity's most advanced telescopes have begun to confirm distant planets circling their stars within the habitable zone. Use a conservative definition of what makes a potentially habitable planet, and these 7 exoplanets still make the grade.

8 Images By May 9, 2014

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Fly by all known exoplanets in 60 seconds

For centuries, distant planets were the stuff of sci-fi, but in recent years, science has begun to confirm their existence. Take a quick tour of the more than 1,700 (so far) known exoplanets in the visible universe.

By May 6, 2014

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NASA X-ray spots amazing exoplanet eclipse

NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory captures the first-ever X-ray of an exoplanet passing in front of its parent star in a system that is 63 light-years from Earth.

By July 30, 2013