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Kepler Has Found the First Earth-Sized Exoplanet in a Habitable Zone!

Jason Major

It’s truly a “eureka” moment for Kepler scientists: the first rocky Earth-sized world has been found in a star’s habitable “Goldilocks” zone, the narrow belt where liquid water could readily exist on a planet’s surface without freezing solid or boiling away. And while it’s much too soon to tell if this really is a “twin […]

Ceres and Vesta Converge in Virgo, Watch it Happen With Just Binoculars

Bob King

Don’t let them pass you by. Right now and continuing through July, the biggest and brightest asteroids will be running on nearly parallel tracks in the constellation Virgo and so close together they’ll easily fit in the same binocular field of view. (…)Read the rest of Ceres and Vesta Converge in Virgo, Watch it Happen […]