NASA said that after two weeks, the malfunctioning gyroscope of the Hubble Space Telescope has returned to normal. The team of experts at ground control was able to fix the issue by turning the instrument on and off.
Space October 24, 2018
The moon has the right conditions to have its own moon. According to a new study, while it has not been observed in the Solar System, moons can have their own submoons or moonmoons.
Space October 11, 2018
Researchers may have confirmed the discovery of the first known exomoon, or a moon that is outside of the solar system. The exomoon is believed to be orbiting the exoplanet Kepler-1625b, and is thought to be as big as Neptune.
Space October 4, 2018
Scientists identified more than a hundred exoplanets three times larger than Earth that could have moons that are home to alien life. They said expanding the quest for ET to include moons could yield better finds.
Space July 6, 2018
A team of astronomers has announced the first detection of a possible exomoon 4,000 light years away. The candidate’s status may be confirmed by October 2017.
Space July 30, 2017
Possible sighting of exomoon orbiting distant planet both excites and frustrates, and positive proof eludes scientists.
Space April 14, 2014
Scientists have discovered what could well be an exomoon orbiting a gas giant. The discovery could be significant since scientists have yet to find the first extrasolar moon.
Space April 13, 2014
A moon orbiting a distant planet around an alien world may have been detected, marking the first known exomoon.
Space April 11, 2014
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