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Two Exoplanets 39 Light Years Away From Us ‘Likely to Be Habitable’

Two Exoplanets 39 Light Years Away From Us ‘Likely to Be Habitable’

Two of the seven exoplanets in the TRAPPIST-1 system studied by the team are most likely to be habitable, says a paper published by a researcher at the Arizona-based Planetary Science Institute (PSI). A press release issued by the institute holds that …Continue reading

Oil, Gas Industry Biggest Contributor to Rise in Atmospheric Methane, NASA Study Confirms

The bulk of the recent rise in atmospheric methane, a potent greenhouse gas, is linked to emissions from the oil and gas industry, a new study led by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) scientists suggests. Methane emissions in the atmosphere …Continue reading

Meet Ross 128 B: The Newest Life-Sustaining Planet Discovered by NASA

Astronomers have discovered a new planet which may be the best candidate to support life found in the course of space exploration so far. Known as Ross 128b, it was discovered by an planet-finding instrument attached to the European Southern Observatory’s 3.6-metre …Continue reading

Satellite to Monitor Climate Change Impact Launched Into Orbit

A satellite equipped with technology enabling it to monitor effects of climate change on Earth’s surface and atmosphere has been launched into the planet’s orbit this week by Arianespace, a commercial launch service provider. The launch took place at the company’s French …Continue reading