The SETI Institute leads the hunt for extraterrestrials, which has entered a new phase with myriad planets to focus on.
Researchers find plausible, alien-free explanation for observations of star KIC 8462852.
New research suggests the interstellar interlopers may indicate the presence of a vast number of as yet undetected giant exoplanets.
The new laureates discovered the first planet orbiting a solar-type star and improved our understanding of how the universe evolved.
Planet K2-18b is about twice as wide as Earth and located about 110 light-years away.