TRAPPIST-1

Motherboard

Aliens Might Notice Us if We Shot a Giant Laser at Them, Study Says

Two emerging technologies could be combined to produce a powerful infrared signal that could be spotted from distant planets, according to research in The Astrophysical Journal.
Becky Ferreira
11.6.18
Alien Worlds

Explore Distant Exoplanets With These NASA Simulations

Scientists have discovered thousands of alien worlds beyond the solar system. Here’s what some of them might look like on the surface.
Becky Ferreira
5.30.18
space jam

Start Rolling Your Blunts: You Can Shred on An Alien Star System Now

TRAPPIST-1 is home to the longest resonant chain of any planetary system yet discovered.
Becky Ferreira
8.9.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Attorneys general to sue President Trump over foreign payments, Puerto Rico opts for US statehood in disputed (non-binding) vote, Russian opposition leader detained ahead of Moscow rally, and more.
VICE Staff
6.12.17
TRAPPIST-1

Planets Orbiting the TRAPPIST-1 Star Might Not be Great for Life After All

Frequent solar flares from red dwarfs make the exoplanets less than ideal.
Brad Bergan
6.11.17
Cosmic Jam Band

The TRAPPIST-1 Star System Is Alive With the Sound of Music

“The goal is try to convert as many things in space into music as possible.”
Becky Ferreira
5.10.17
Goodbye Milky Way

Ultra-Cool Dwarf Stars May Host Planets With Ultra-Cool Life

By looking for systems with smaller and cooler stars, scientists discovered TRAPPIST-1a, the most promising candidate for alien life so far.
Michaël Gillon
5.5.17
Cute Pic

Here’s Our First View of TRAPPIST-1, the Alien Solar System With Earth-Sized Planets

Super pixellated, but still amazing.
Samantha Cole
3.9.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

FBI reportedly denied request to push back on Russia/Trump stories, Malaysia says Kim Jong-nam killed by toxic nerve agent, White House signals federal crackdown on weed, and more.
VICE Staff
2.24.17
staycation

Someone Already Modeled TRAPPIST-1 in Universe Simulator 'Space Engine'

Travel 49 light years through space to the recently discovered seven exoplanets with an update to one of the best universe simulators out there.
Chris Priestman
2.23.17
Interstellar Travel

Pretend You’re Anywhere But Here in These TRAPPIST-1 Concept Videos

Experience everyone’s new favorite solar system in VR.
Becky Ferreira
2.23.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump revokes protective guidelines for trans students, top White House officials to meet Mexican president, new space discovery said to be our best bet for alien life, and more.
VICE Staff
2.23.17
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