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Citizen scientists find new world with NASA telescope

Phys.org - Wed 9 Jan 19

Using data from NASA's Kepler space telescope, citizen scientists have discovered a planet roughly twice the size of Earth located within its star's habitable zone, the range of orbital distances ...

Citizen scientists find new world with NASA telescope, SpaceDaily - Tue 8 Jan 19

TESS rounds up its first planets, snares far-flung supernovae

Phys.org - Tue 8 Jan 19

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has found three confirmed exoplanets, or worlds beyond our solar system, in its first three months of observations.

TESS discovers its third new planet, with longest orbit yet

Phys.org - Mon 7 Jan 19

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, TESS, has discovered a third small planet outside our solar system, scientists announced this week at the annual American Astronomical Society meeting ...

TESS discovers its third new planet, with longest orbit yet, SpaceDaily - Tue 8 Jan 19
TESS discovers its third new planet, with longest orbit yet, ScienceDaily - Mon 7 Jan 19

Unusual gas planet smaller than Neptune and 23 times more massive than Earth is found

Daily Mail - Wed 9 Jan 19

An exoplanet 23 times denser than Earth has been spotted orbiting a distant star 54 light-years away by NASA's TESS mission

Citizen Scientists Help Find Super-Earth Exoplanet

Geek.com - Wed 9 Jan 19

Using data from NASA’s retired Kepler space telescope, citizen scientists discovered a previously unknown planet about twice the size of Earth. It remains unclear whether the new world, ...

Weird 'Sub-Neptune' exoplanet discovered by NASA (and it may not be alone)

FOXNews - Wed 9 Jan 19

NASA's newest planet-hunting probe has bagged another alien world, the eighth confirmed find for the young mission.

NASA interns find a super Earth 226 light years away

Daily Mail - Tue 8 Jan 19

Roughly twice the size of Earth, and known as K2-288Bb, the new world is located within its star's habitable zone, raising hopes it could contain life.

Unusual super-Earth in 'Goldilocks zone' spotted by citizen scientists - CNET

CNET - Tue 8 Jan 19

Amateurs spot K2-288Bb, an exoplanet that algorithms missed, and it might be in just the right spot to host alien life.

NASA Planet Hunter Discovers Third New Planet

Geek.com - Tue 8 Jan 19

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has found three confirmed exoplanets in its first three months of observations. The planet hunter’s latest discovery—a small ...

NASA's planet finder discovers weird new world and 6 six exploding stars - CNET

CNET - Mon 7 Jan 19

TESS takes a closer look at our cosmic backyard and finds an unusual, cool exoplanet.

Weird 'Sub-Neptune' Exoplanet Discovered by NASA Space Telescope

SPACE.com - Mon 7 Jan 19

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has discovered a 'sub-Neptune' planet orbiting the star HD 21749, which lies about 53 light-years from Earth.

NASA’s new planet-hunting spacecraft TESS has found its third distant world

The Verge - Mon 7 Jan 19

NASA’s newest planet-hunting spacecraft has already spied and confirmed a third world outside our Solar System — just three months into the vehicle’s science operations. This ...

Citizen scientists find unusual exoplanet among Kepler data

UPI - Tue 8 Jan 19

Citizen scientists have discovered an exoplanet twice the size of Earth located 226 light-years from Earth.