Habitable planets

goodbye cassini

Saturn’s Cassini Orbiter (1982-2017)

On Friday, Cassini will vaporize itself in Saturn's skies.
Becky Ferreira
9.14.17
Hoth

Europa and Enceladus ‘Will Have No Habitable Period,’ Says Study on Ice Worlds

New research in Nature Geoscience predicts the hellish future fates of ice worlds like Jupiter’s moon Europa or Saturn’s moon Enceladus.
Becky Fereira
7.31.17
ALIENS

Massive Telescope Will Be Upgraded to Study the Nearest Exoplanets to Earth

Proxima b is the closest known exoplanet to our solar system. Now the Very Large Telescope will look for its neighbors.
Becky Ferreira
1.11.17
nasa

Finding Habitable Planets Is Even Harder Than We Thought

New research suggests that highly random formative events likely play a large role in determining a planet’s habitability.
Daniel Oberhaus
8.20.16
Space

Scientists Studied the Atmospheres of Earth-size Exoplanets For the First Time

They're small and rocky like Earth, and may have an Earthlike atmosphere, too.
Kate Lunau
7.20.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, a solar-powered plane completes the first US leg of its trip around the world, an LA sheriff's official resigns after his racist emails are revealed, a load of 1960s rock icons hint at a festival later this year, and more.
VICE Staff
5.3.16
Space

Three Potentially Habitable Planets Have Been Found in Our Cosmic Backyard

The TRAPPIST-1 system is home to a trio of tantalizing worlds close to the habitable zone.
Becky Ferreira
5.2.16
Space

These Star Clusters Could Be the First Place We Find Alien Life

Globular clusters may be the answer.
Amy Lynn
1.6.16
nasa

92 Percent of Earth-Like Planets Are Yet to Be Born, NASA Study Says

92 percent of all potentially habitable planet-formation is yet to occur, but we'll never see the results.
Michael Byrne
10.21.15
Space

Eyeball Worlds: The Most Common Habitable Planets May Be Apocalyptic Hellholes

"Those aren't mountains... it's a wave."
Maddie Stone
2.3.15
future

NASA Taunts Us With Exoplanet Tourism Posters

I want to go to there.
Becky Ferreira
1.7.15
Space

These Are the Two Most Earth-Like Planets Ever Discovered

Introducing Kepler-438b and Kepler-442b, the most precise Earth analogs on the books.
Becky Ferreira
1.6.15
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