Sub-Neptune Sized Planet 100 Light-Years Away Was Just Validated

A signal that has been originally detected by the Kepler spacecraft has just been validated as an exoplanet. For this achievement, an astronomical spectrograph was used called the Habitable-zone Planet Finder (HPF) - this was built by a Penn State...

Kepler-51, the Home of Three Exoplanets, Keeps Surprising Us Every Day

In case you don’t know, Kepler-51 is a 500-million-year-old G-type star, that’s placed 2,615 light-years away in the constellation of Cygnus. New data from NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Space Telescope showed that Kepler-51 hosts three of the lowest density...