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Kepler space telescope glimpses population of free-floating planets

A study led by Iain McDonald of the University of Manchester, UK, (now based at the Open University, UK) used data obtained in 2016...

NASA’s Kepler confirms 100+ exoplanets during its K2 mission

Image montage showing the Maunakea Observatories, Kepler Space Telescope, and night sky with K2 Fields and discovered planetary systems (dots) overlaid. An international team...

Astronomers discover new planet orbiting two stars

The artistic concept shows NASA's planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft. Credit: NASA Ames/JPL-Caltech/T Pyle A team of astronomers including a San Francisco State University researcher has discovered...