A planet with two suns named Kepler 16-b was located using conventional astronomy last week. Discover why this is an important breakthrough that will lead to a better understanding of how planets form.
Planets form by gathering dust, not from smaller bodies crashing into each other. Find out why this is both promising and thrilling for the search for life. (4:00 min read)
Exoplanet water has been found on most planets studied but not in the quantities scientists expected. Find out what this means for the search for life in space. (4:30 min read)