Edition: Global  
One News Page
“Probably the fastest-access news portal in the world”
> >

Earth-Sized 'Tatooine' Planets Could Be Habitable

Space Daily Thursday, 13 April 2017
Earth-Sized 'Tatooine' Planets Could Be HabitablePasadena CA (JPL) Apr 13, 2017

With two suns in its sky, Luke Skywalker's home planet Tatooine in "Star Wars" looks like a parched, sandy desert world. In real life, thanks to observatories such as NASA's Kepler space telescope, we know that two-star systems can indeed support planets, although planets discovered so far around double-star systems are large and gaseous. Scientists wondered: If an Earth-size planet were orbitin
0
shares
Share on
Facebook
Share on
Twitter
Post on 
Reddit
Share by
Email
 
Source: Veuer - < > Embed

News video: First Atmosphere Found On Nearly Earth-Size Planet Outside Our Solar System

First Atmosphere Found On Nearly Earth-Size Planet Outside Our Solar System 00:54

In a scientific first, an atmosphere has been detected around a planet that's nearly the same size as Earth but isn't in out solar system.

Recent related news

Astronomers Confirm Orbital Details of TRAPPIST-1h

Astronomers Confirm Orbital Details of TRAPPIST-1h
Pasadena CA (JPL) May 22, 2017 Scientists using NASA's Kepler space telescope identified a regular pattern in the orbits of the planets in the TRAPPIST-1...
Space Daily - Science

NASA Finds More About Trappist-1 Star With 7 Earth Sized Planets

NASA Finds More About Trappist-1 Star With 7 Earth Sized Planets
Using NASA's Kepler space telescope, scientists have confirmed that the outermost and least understood planet in the TRAPPIST-1 system orbits its star every 19...
WorldNews - Front Page


You Might Like


Other recent news in Science

SRI LANKA steps up monsoon relief as toll hits 113Kerber out of FRENCH OPEN in first round
UK POLICE release Manchester bomber surveillance images8 Killed in MISSISSIPPI SHOOTING Rampage
Low gas prices expected for MEMORIAL DAY weekendHow other nations are urging PRESIDENT TRUMP to stay in the Paris agreement
Computers Not Fully Up, But BRITISH AIRWAYS to Resume Flights‘Free Supermarket’ to Highlight AUSTRALIA’s Multibillion Dollar Food Waste
FERRARI clearly favouring Vettel, says HamiltonPHILIPPINES Pounds Militants As Civilians Found Shot Dead

Twitter

Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2017 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.  |  About us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Privacy Policy  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  Help  |  Contact us  |  DMCA / Content Removal
How are we doing? Send us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter   FIND us on Google+