NASA Kepler Mission

Kepler News and Features
NASA’s TESS Enables Breakthrough Study of Perplexing Stellar Pulsations
Astronomers have detected elusive pulsation patterns in dozens of young, rapidly rotating stars thanks to data from NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS).
(2020-5-14 00:00:00)
Kepler News and Features
AAS Names 29 NASA-Affiliated Legacy Fellows
Twenty-nine scientists working at or affiliated with NASA have been named Fellows of the American Astronomical Society (AAS), the major organization of professional astronomers in North America.
(2020-4-30 22:00:00)
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Kepler-1649c: Earth-Size, Habitable Zone Planet Hides in Plain Sight
This artist’s illustration shows what Kepler-1649c could look like from its surface.
(2020-4-16 15:13:00)
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Earth-Size, Habitable Zone Planet Found Hidden in Early NASA Kepler Data
A team of transatlantic scientists, using reanalyzed data from NASA’s Kepler space telescope, has discovered an Earth-size exoplanet orbiting in its star’s habitable zone, the area around a star where a rocky planet could support liquid water.
(2020-4-16 00:21:00)
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How Earth Climate Models Help Scientists Picture Life on Unimaginable Worlds
Thousands of computers at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center are tasked with running sophisticated climate models to predict Earth’s future climate. Collectively known as NASA’s Discover supercomputer, they’re now also sussing out whether any of the more than 4,000 curiously weird planets beyond our solar system could support life.
(2020-1-25 00:33:00)