The planetary system’s dense configuration gives clues to its formation
Satellite’s cameras have been delivered by MIT researchers and passed NASA inspection.
Some 40 light-years away, "super-Earth" identified as new target for atmospheric study.
High school girls learn to construct cameras and program image filters at Lincoln Laboratory event.
Team describes use of method to determine properties of clouds surrounding the exoplanet Kepler-7b.
$200 million project will launch telescopes to perform full-sky search for transiting exoplanets.
Researchers say proposed satellite could represent astronomy’s ‘next big leap’ — one that may help find signs of life elsewhere in the universe.