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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


The CraveCast talks sex in space and finding exoplanets at a quicker pace

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


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


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


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


'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


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


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


Celebrate Hobbit Day, question Star Wars hype with the CraveCast

It's Frodo's birthday! Join the CraveCast crew as they party Shire-style and debate the dark side of the Star Wars hype machine and, also, sexbots.

By September 22, 2015


CraveCast crew ain't afraid of no ghosts...because they're part of the Matrix too

In the next installment of the CraveCast, we just can't wait for Halloween to talk all things scary and unreal. Someone will be in costume, so join us at noon PT on Tuesday.

By August 18, 2015