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NASA has discovered our solar system’s twin with 8 planets

Newscientist - Thu 14 Dec 17

The Kepler telescope has revealed a new planet in a system like ours. It shares a star with 7 other planets, tying our record for most worlds in a solar system

NASA employs AI to discover planetary system as large as our own

Gizmag - Thu 14 Dec 17

Data from the Kepler Space Telescope has revealed the Kepler-90 system ties with our own for the most number of planets known to orbit a single star. The discovery of an eighth exoplanet, ...

AI has found an 8-planet system like ours in Kepler data

ScienceNews - Thu 14 Dec 17

An AI spotted an eighth planet circling a distant star, unseating the solar system as the sole record-holder for most known planets.

Artificially intelligent machine becomes one of world's most famous new astronomers with Nasa solar system discovery

The Independent - Thu 14 Dec 17

'Who knows what might be discovered'

Star system has record eight exoplanets

BBC News - Thu 14 Dec 17

Nasa finds a distant star circled by eight planets, equal to the complement in our own Solar System.

Discovery of new planet reveals distant solar system to rival our own

Phys.org - Thu 14 Dec 17

The discovery of an eighth planet circling the distant star Kepler-90 by University of Texas at Austin astronomer Andrew Vanderburg and Google's Christopher Shallue overturns our solar system's ...

Discovery of New Planet Reveals Distant Solar System to Rival Our Own, Science Blog - Thu 14 Dec 17

Nasa finds entire solar system filled with planets like our own

The Independent - Thu 14 Dec 17

Kepler-90 is the first star with as many planets as our own sun

Seven Earth-sized planets entered the spotlight this year

ScienceNews - Wed 13 Dec 17

The discovery of seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a single cool star fuels a debate over what counts as good news in the search for life outside the solar system.

Nasa announcement: How to watch the major breakthrough as it is announced live, and when it will happen

The Independent - Tue 12 Dec 17

Very little detail has been revealed before the big announcement

Nasa announcement: What we know about the space agency's mysterious, major breakthrough

The Independent - Mon 11 Dec 17

Very little has been said about the announcement, beyond suggestions of exoplanets and Google's mysterious involvement

Nasa to hold major announcement after artificial intelligence makes major planet-hunting breakthrough

The Independent - Mon 11 Dec 17

The mysterious discovery was made by harnessing Google's machine learning prowess

Next-gen exoplanet-hunting spectrograph achieves first light

Gizmag - Sat 9 Dec 17

The hunt for exoplanets enters a new phase as European Southern observatory's (ESO) Echelle SPectrograph for Rocky Exoplanet and Stable Spectroscopic Observations (ESPRESSO) achieves ...

A starlight rainbow

Cosmos Magazine - Wed 6 Dec 17

A next-level planet hunter splits light from individual stars into its spectral components.

First light for ESPRESSO—the next generation planet hunter

Phys.org - Wed 6 Dec 17

The Echelle SPectrograph for Rocky Exoplanet and Stable Spectroscopic Observations (ESPRESSO) has successfully made its first observations. Installed on ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile, ...

Software engineers and astronomers collaborated to look at data from the Kepler space telescope and discovered worlds orbiting distant stars that human eyes have so far missed.

Discovery News - 19 hours ago

NASA teamed up with Google AI to find two new extrasolar planets, using machine learning to create an artificial neural network to look for weak signals buried in astrophysical data.   Software ...

New discovery pushes star Kepler-90’s menagerie to eight planets

Ars Technica - 19 hours ago

NASA machine-learning venture with Google digs up two new exoplanets.

NASA, Google AI Discover Eighth Planet in Kepler-90 System

Geek.com - Fri 15 Dec 17

Even without Pluto, our solar system always held the record for most planets orbiting a single star. Until now. Using Google machine learning, NASA discovered an eighth planet circling Kepler-90, ...

Artificial intelligence just discovered two new exoplanets

Popular Science - Thu 14 Dec 17

Technology This is what happens when you turn machine learning loose on the cosmos. A machine learning technique called a neural network has identified two new exoplanets ...

Record Breaker! 8th Alien Planet Found Around Distant Star

Livescience - Thu 14 Dec 17

Scientists have discovered an eighth exoplanet, Kepler-90i, around a distant star, mirroring the number of planets in our own solar system. See how Google machine-learning technology and NASA's ...

Record Breaker! 8th Alien Planet Found Around Distant Star, SPACE.com - Thu 14 Dec 17

Images: Discovery of 8th Planet in Kepler-90 System with Google AI

SPACE.com - Thu 14 Dec 17

On Dec. 14, 2017, NASA and Google announced the discovery of a record eighth planet around the distant star Kepler-90. See images here.

Google researchers use AI to spot distant exoplanets

Engadget - Thu 14 Dec 17

Hunting for exoplanets is a very data-intensive and time-consuming task. Sifting through piles of data to find subtle signs of distant planets takes quite a lot of work, but researchers ...

Google Uses Machine Learning to Find New Exoplanets

Extremetech - Thu 14 Dec 17

Google's TensorFlow platform has identified two previously missed planets orbiting faraway stars. The post Google Uses Machine Learning to Find New Exoplanets appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Scientists 'Googled' data from NASA's Kepler space telescope to discover new planet

FOXNews - Thu 14 Dec 17

Data from NASA’s Kepler space telescope has been crunched using Artificial Intelligence, helping scientists discover a new planet outside our solar system.

NASA, Google spot blazing planet in solar system rivaling ours - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Thu 14 Dec 17

Thanks to the same kind of Google AI that identifies fluffy pets in photos, we now know more about a distant solar system with something momentous in common with our own.

Google AI helped find the first solar system outside our own with 8 planets

TechCrunch - Thu 14 Dec 17

 Google and NASA today announced the discovery of a new planet in solar system Kepler 90, achieved using machine learning. By applying neural networking to Kepler data, scientists have ...

NASA has discover

Daily Mail - Thu 14 Dec 17

The space agency is holding a live-stream event today at 1:00pm ET (6:00pm GMT) to reveal a discovery about potentially habitable worlds made by its Kepler telescope.

Live stream: NASA announces latest Kepler discovery

USA today - Thu 14 Dec 17

USA TODAY will cover this event        

How to watch Nasa's Kepler announcement today

Daily Mail - Thu 14 Dec 17

Nasa, based in Washington, DC, is holding a teleconference today at 1:00pm ET (6:00pm GMT) to reveal a new discovery made by its planet-hunting Kepler telescope.

Google and NASA to reveal mysterious new space find - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Tue 12 Dec 17

The leaders in space and search are teaming up to announce they've found something in the search for other Earths beyond our solar system.

NASA to make major announcement Thursday, will reveal new Kepler discovery

FOXNews - Mon 11 Dec 17

NASA has announced it will make an announcement surrounding a new discovery from its Kepler mission, a space telescope used to find exoplanets.

Nasa to make 'major' alien-hunting Kepler discovery

Daily Mail - Mon 11 Dec 17

Nasa scientists will be joined by a senior Google AI engineer and an expert from the University of Texas at Austin to reveal the Kepler telescope's latest planet candidate results.

NASA to Unveil Exoplanet Discovery Thursday

SPACE.com - Sat 9 Dec 17

The agency will hold a news conference Thursday (Dec. 14) at 1 p.m. EST (1800 GMT) to reveal a new discovery made by its prolific Kepler space telescope, which has been searching the heavens ...

ESPRESSO Planet Hunter Ready to Drink in the Universe for Alien Worlds

SPACE.com - Wed 6 Dec 17

The ESPRESSO instrument, which is installed on the European Southern Observatory's (ESO) Very Large Telescope in northern Chile, has made its first observations.

Third rock from the star Kepler-90

Astronomy.com - Thu 14 Dec 17

For the first time, researchers have used an artificial intelligence to discover an exoplanet around another star.

NASA uses Google's artificial intelligence to discover the 8th planet in a distant solar system

Inhabitat - Thu 14 Dec 17

Today NASA announced that its Kepler telescope, with the help of Google AI, has discovered the 8th planet in a distant planetary system. The solar system Kepler 90 now ties our own solar system ...

Rocky exoplanet search boosted by new VLT spectrograph

optics.org - Wed 6 Dec 17

First light for 'transformational' new precision optical equipment hooked up to Very large Telescope.

First Light for ESPRESSO, the Next Generation Planet Hunter

Laboratory Equipment - Wed 6 Dec 17

NewsESPRESSO has achieved first light on ESO’s Very Large Telescope at the Paranal Observatory in northern Chile. This new, third-generation echelle spectrograph is the successor to ESO’s ...

ESO's newest planet hunter, ESPRESSO, captures first light

UPI - Wed 6 Dec 17

ESPRESSO, the European Southern Observatory's newest planet hunter, has captured its first light.

Artificial intelligence, NASA data used to discover eighth planet circling distant star

ScienceDaily - Thu 14 Dec 17

Our solar system now is tied for most number of planets around a single star, with the recent discovery of an eighth planet circling Kepler-90, a Sun-like star 2,545 light years from Earth. ...

NASA uses AI to uncover eighth planet circling distant star

SpaceDaily - Thu 14 Dec 17

Washington DC (SPX) Dec 15, 2017 Our solar system now is tied for most number of planets around a single star, with the recent discovery of an eighth planet circling Kepler-90, a Sun-like ...

NASA Hosts Media Teleconference to Announce Latest Kepler Discovery

SpaceDaily - Wed 13 Dec 17

Washington DC (SPX) Dec 13, 2017 NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Thursday, Dec. 14, to announce the latest discovery made by its planet-hunting Kepler space telescope. ...

First Light for Next Generation Planet Hunter ESPRESSO

SpaceDaily - Wed 6 Dec 17

Garching, Germany (SPX) Dec 06, 2017 The Echelle SPectrograph for Rocky Exoplanet and Stable Spectroscopic Observations (ESPRESSO) has successfully made its first observations. Installed ...