Astronomers conclude habitable planets are common

Astronomers conclude habitable planets are common

  • November 6, 2013
UH Manoa and University of California, Berkeley astronomers now estimate that one in five stars like the sun have planets about the size of Earth and a surface temperature conducive to life.
Scientists find Earth-sized rocky exoplanet

Scientists find Earth-sized rocky exoplanet

  • October 30, 2013
A team of astronomers, led by UH Mānoa’s Andrew Howard found the first Earth-sized planet outside the solar system that has a rocky composition like that of Earth.