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50 Exoplanets Have Been Confirmed by a Machine Learning Algorithm

Recently, 50 possible planets have been confirmed by an intriguing machine learning algorithm realized by the University of Warwick scientists.  Astronomers have utilized for the first time a procedure based on machine learning, a type of artificial intelligence, to examine...

Highschooler Discovers New Planet After Three Days at NASA

Wolf Cukier, 17, a teenager from New York, has made it to the first page after it identified a new planet on the third day of its internship at NASA. ​The teenager interned at the space agency's Goddard Space Flight...

Astronomers Don’t Have Time to Analyze Each Potential Exoplanet Discovered

Because discovering alien worlds has become a somewhat easier task, analyzing every detail researchers find is, oddly enough, a waste of time for all the tools and computers. Until now, scientists have found 4,104 confirmed exoplanets, but for every one...

A New Technique Allows Scientists to Explore the Geochemistry of New Planets

A new study argues that planets similar to Earth could be more prevalent in the universe than it was previously thought. One of the researchers who contributed to the study stated that the universe is filled with a large number...