Tag archive for ‘Kepler’
Jewish Business News On Friday, September 23rd, 2016

Hubble Finds Planet Orbiting Pair of Stars

  Two’s company, but three might not always be a crowd — at least in space. Astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, and a trick of nature, have confirmed the existence More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

VIDEO: Astronomers discover planet with two suns like ‘Tatooine’ from Star Wars

  Astronomers at the 29th International Astronomical Union General Assembly will announce on August 14 the discovery of a new transiting “circumbinary” planet, bringing the number of such More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, July 31st, 2015

NASA spots nearest rocky super-Earth at just 21 light-years away

Using NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope, astronomers have confirmed the discovery of the nearest rocky planet outside our solar system, larger than Earth and a potential gold mine of science data. Dubbed More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

NASA just discovered an Earth-like planet

NASA’s Kepler mission has confirmed the first near-Earth-size planet in the “habitable zone” around a sun-like star. Earth 2.0 is: It’s 60% larger than Earth. It’s most likely rocky,  More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, January 18th, 2015

Three nearly Earth-size planets found orbiting nearby star

  NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope, despite being hobbled by the loss of critical guidance systems, has discovered a star with three planets only slightly larger than Earth. The outermost planet More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Global Marketing Intelligence Datorama Raises $15 Million

Datorama, an Israeli data marketing company, has raised $15 million in new Series B investments. The latest round of funding was led by Marker LLC, Cedar Fund and Innovation Endeavors. The company’s More...

Niva Goldberg On Monday, May 13th, 2013

Tel Aviv University and Harvard : New Method of Finding Planets Scores its First Discovery Using Einstein’s Theory Of Relativity

– – / By Niva Goldberg / Detecting alien worlds presents a significant challenge since they are small, faint, and close to their stars. The two most prolific techniques for finding exoplanets More...

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