articles tagged: kepler
why kepler-1625b, what a big moon you have…
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why kepler-1625b, what a big moon you have…

The first moon detected outside of our solar system may be a gas giant orbiting another gas giant and we’re not sure how that happened. Unless it didn’t start its life as a moon...

kepler delivers its first exoplanet menagerie
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kepler delivers its first exoplanet menagerie

Kepler's first survey gives us a list of over 1,200 new potential planets and shows that terrestrial planets may be as common as we hoped.