By Calla Cofield, Space.com Senior Writer | February 13, 2018
The White House budget proposal has called for the cancellation of the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST)...
Among its many science capabilities, WFIRST was designed to search for and study planets around...
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25 years of amazing photos of the universe. Thank you, NASA.
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On the eve of the 25th anniversary of the launching of the Hubble Space Telescope, NASA released a new image
Key sentence here is... "...in just two years staring at a patch of sky not much bigger than your fist, Kepler has discovered more than 60 planets and more than 2,300 planet candidates..." Combined with what we know about what makes the Earth habitable, i.e. proper distance from the star, proper...