Seven Earth-sized planets have been observed by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope around a tiny, nearby, ultra-cool dwarf star called TRAPPIST-1. Three of these planets are firmly in the habitable zone.
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Visit the Glorious Trappist-1 System

Did you tune in for NASA’s big press conference today? Get excited, it’s a habitable-zone planet! Three of them, to be more precise. Goldilocks has sisters! After much speculation following the announcement of the announcement (it wasn’t ever going to be aliens, folks), NASA gleefully announced that the Spitzer Space …

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Space Innovation and Creativity with JPL Engineer Asad Aboobaker

This episode of Mad Art Cast has a special guest who knows a thing or two about heat and spacecrafts. Our special guest for this episode is the always charming and brilliant, Asad Aboobaker. Asad is an engineer for NASA at JPL who specializes in finding ways to radiate heat …

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