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Does Planet Kepler-62e & Kepler-62f sustain life?

The search for a far-off twin of Earth has turned up two of the most intriguing candidates yet. Planet Kepler-62e and Planet Kepler-62f Scientists say these new worlds are the right size and distance from their parent star, so that you might expect to find liquid water on their surface. With water comes the possibility bacteria and [...]

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How many planets has Kepler found so far?

NASA’s Kepler Mission has discovered an astonishing 461 new Planets so far (and counting). Here is a visualisation of their sizes

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Kepler Telescope searching for Alien life…

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Star Wars Space Travel Posters

Everyone who has ever been on holiday to Planet Kepler 22-b or our surrounding planets and moons will know that there isn’t a better place to visit then our welcoming atmosphere and great climate. However for those of you interested in the battles that occurred “a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away” you may [...]

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3D photo from Mars

NASA’s latest photo taken by the space rover ‘Curiosity’ on the red planet (coming to you in 3D) This 3-D image from NASA’s Curiosity was taken from the rover’s Bradbury Landing site inside Gale Crater, Mars, using the left and right eyes of its Navigation camera. Between the rover on the right, and its shadow [...]

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NASA’s most advanced Mars Rover lands on the Red Planet

NASA’s most advanced Mars rover Curiosity has landed on the Red Planet. The one-ton rover, hanging by ropes from a rocket backpack, touched down onto Mars Sunday to end a 36-week flight and begin a two-year investigation. “Today, the wheels of Curiosity have begun to blaze the trail for human footprints on Mars.  Curiosity, the [...]

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Measuring the Universe

Slovakian artist Roman Ondak’s interactive installation titled Measuring the Universe started as a blank white room and evolved into a room with a strip of celestial black marks all around the gallery space at Tate St Ives. Through the participation of over 90,000 visitors measuring themselves and marking it on the walls, spectators get a visual sense [...]

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Watch the Mars Landing online

It’s a big day tomorrow for Earthlings as they await the landing of NASA’s space rover ‘Curiosity’. Curiosity will look for “the ingredients of life”, the essential molecules and elements that go into living things. The landing will mark the beginning of a two-year prime mission to investigate Mars and is due to land on Monday, August [...]

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Remember folks…

…and don’t let those martians tell you anything different!

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Kepler Facts & Planet sizes

The image below highlights all of the planets found by the Kepler telescope thus far. Take note of their size relevant to Planet Earth:

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