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Professor Brian Cox and Dara O Briain discussed potentially habitable planets using the Habitable Exoplanet Catalog during the last episode of Stargazing Live (Jan 9, 2014) 
. Image Credit: 
BBC © 2014.

A Nearby Super-Earth with the Right Temperature but Extreme Seasons (June 2014)


  • Nearby Alien Planet May Be Capable of Supporting Life (June 25, 2014). Space.com [web link]. Huffington Post [web link] NBC News [web link].
  • This Potentially Habitable Super-Earth Is Just 16 Light Years Away (June 25, 2014). io9 [web link].
  • Is this the most Earth-like planet ever found? (June 25, 2014) Daily Mail [web link].
  • Newly-discovered alien world tops the list of closest, most Earth-like exoplanets (June 25, 2014). TWN [web link].
  • Higher scorer on the easy scale: Gliese 832c and potential habitability (June 39, 2014). Astrobiology Magazine [web link].

Oldest Known Potentially Habitable Exoplanet Found (June 2014)


  • Found! Oldest Known Alien Planet That Might Support Life (June 3, 2014). Space.com [web link]. Huffington Post [web link]. FOX News [web link].
  • Super Earths Found Circling Ancient Star (June 3, 2014). National Geographic [web link].
  • Found! The Oldest Known Alien Planet That Could Support Life (June 4, 2014). Business Insider [web link].
  • Kapteyn b and c: Two Exoplanets Found Orbiting Kapteyn’s Star (June 3, 2014). Sci-News.com [web link].
  • Would Life Be More Advanced on a World Twice as Old as Earth? (June 9, 2014). Air & Space magazine [web link].

100 Million Planets in our Galaxy May Harbor Complex Life (May 2014)


  • 100 Million Planets in our Galaxy May Harbor Complex Life (May 29, 2014). Air & Space magazine [web link].
  • The Milky Way may host over 100 million planets supporting complex life (June 10, 2014). GizMag [web link].
  • 100 Million Planets In The Milky Way Could Harbour Complex Life 
  • (June 10, 2014). SEN [web link].
  • Scientists: 100 million worlds may have complex alien life in our galaxy (June 9, 2014). SPLOID [web link].
  • Milky Way Could Have 100 Million Planets Hospitable for Complex Life (June 5, 2014). Popular Mechanics [web link].
  • Milky Way may bear 100 million life-giving planets (June 5, 2014). PhysOrg [web link].
  • Our galaxy may hold 100M complex-life-supporting planets (May 30, 2014). WSU News [web link].
  • 100 Million Planets Could Harbor Complex Life in the Milky Way (June 10, 2014). DailyGalaxy [web link].
  • Milky Way may bear 100 million life-giving planets (June 3, 2014). Cornell Chronicle [web link].
  • A review of data gathered by planet hunters hints there may be 100 million habitable worlds in the Milky Way (June 10, 2014). News.com.au [web link].
  • 100 millones de planetas pudieran sustentar vida (May 30, 2014). El Nuevo Día [web link].
  • Voie lactée : 100 millions de planètes pourraient abriter la vie (June 10, 2014). Journal de la Science [web link].
  • 100 millions de planètes de la Galaxie compatibles avec une vie complexe (June 8, 2014). Futura Sciences [web link].

Stars with Multiple Habitable Planets Might be Common (April 2014)


  • Kepler's cool find: Another Earth-size planet (April 17, 2014). USA Today [web link].
  • Earth-Size Planet Where Water Could Exist Discovered (April 17, 2014). The Wall Street Journal [web link].
  • Goldilocks worlds: just right for life? (April 17, 2014). National Geographic [web link].
  • How a sunset might look on Earth's new cousin Kepler-186f (April 17, 2014). CNET [web link].
  • Zo zou een zonsondergang er uitzien op de kersverse neef van de aarde (April 18, 2014). DMorgen [web link].
  • Tour the distant planets most likely (so far) to support life (May 9, 2014). CNET [web link].

Stars with Multiple Habitable Planets Might be Common (March 2014)


  • Habitable planets common around red dwarf stars (March 5, 2014). SEN [web link].
  • Les exoplanètes potentiellement habitables (March 4, 2014). Sciences et Avenir [web link].

SER: First Look at Pluto (November 2013)


  • Taking a Closer Look at Mysterious Pluto (November 15, 2013). Discovery News [web link].
  • Image of the Day: A map of Pluto (November 15, 2013). DVICE [web link].
  • Say hello to the slightly less blurry Pluto (November 15, 2013). VR-Zone [web link].
  • The surface of Pluto like you've never seen it before (November 14, 2013). io9 [web link].
  • Epic Space Photos of the Week (Nov 9-15) (November 15, 2013). Discovery News [web link].

1,000 Confirmed Exoplanets (October 2013)


      • Exoplanet tally soars above 1,000 (October 22, 2013). BBC News [web link].
      • Number of confirmed exoplanets soars past milestone (October 22, 2013). National Geographic [web link].
      • Alien Planet Count Passes 1,000 Worlds, a Milestone (October 23, 2013). Space.com [web link]. NBC News [web link].
      • HAD IT with Planet Earth? There are 12 alien worlds left to try out (October 23, 2013). The Register [web link].
      • There Are Now Officially Over 1,000 Confirmed Exoplanets! (October 23, 2013). Universe Today [web link].
      • More Than 1,000 Exoplanets Have Been Discovered Since 1992 (October 23, 2013). RedOrbit [web link].
      • Exoplanets: 1,000 and Counting (October 25, 2013). Astrobiology Magazine [web link].
      • One thousand exoplanets but still no twin for Earth (October 17, 2013). The Guardian [web link].
      • On the Road to One Thousand Exoplanets (October 16, 2013). Universe Today [web link].
      • Exoplanets and the Search for Life in the Universe (October 11, 2013). Universe Today [web link].
      • Number of Confirmed Alien Planets Nears 1,000 (September 26, 2013). Space.com [web link]. Yahoo News [web link]. FOX News [web link]. Huffington Post [web link].
      • UPR: Exoplanet list soars above 1,000 (October 22, 2013). Caribbean Business [web link].
      • Superan los 1,000 los planetas extrasolares descubiertos (October 23, 2013). El Nuevo Día [web link].
      • Exoplanetas descubiertos superan los mil y 50% fueron hallados desde Chile (October 22, 2013). La Tercera [web link].
      • 1000 nouveaux mondes (October 23, 2013). Le Munde [web link].

      The Top 12 Habitable Exoplanets (September 2013)


        • The Top 12 Habitable Exoplanets (September 10, 2013). Air & Space Smithsonian [web link].

        A Nearby Star with Three Potentially Habitable Worlds (June 2013)


        • Three Potentially Habitable Planets Found Orbiting Gliese 667C (June 25, 2013). Universe Today [web link].
        • Scientists Discover Nearby Star Is Harboring Not 1 or 2 but 3 'Super Earths' That Could Support Life (June 25, 2013). The Atlantic [web link].
        • Confirmed: A Star System with Three Potentially Habitable Planets! (June 25, 2013). io9 [web link].
        • Nearby star breaks the bank with three planets that could have alien life (June 26, 2013). Yahoo! News Canada [web link].
        • Researchers: Newly found planets might support life (June 26, 2013). CNN [web link].
        • Detectan 3 planetas habitables cerca de nuestro sistema solar (June 26, 2013). El Nuevo Día [web link].

        NASA Kepler Discovers New Potentially Habitable Exoplanets (April 2013)


        • 3 new planets could host life (April 21, 2013). CNN [web link].
        • The 10 Best Replacements For Earth (April 21, 2013). Business Insider [web link].
        • Habitable Worlds? New Kepler Planetary Systems in Images (April 18, 2013). Universe Today [web link].
        • Most Earthlike planets yet seen bring Kepler closer to its holy grail (April 18, 2013). Science News [web link].
        • Space telescope discovers the most Earthlike exoplanet yet found (April 18, 2013). UPI [web link].
        • Super-Earth planets snug ‘in the zone’ (April 22, 2013). Futurity [web link].

        Transits of Earth-like Exoplanets and Exomoons (April 2013)


        • How astronomers find real (and fictional) planets around other stars (April 1st, 2013) Yahoo! News, Canada [web link].

        A New Habitable Zone (January 2013)


        • 'Habitable Zone' for Alien Planets, and Possibly Life, Redefined (January 29, 2013). Space.com. [web linkHuffington Post. [web link]. Scientific American. [web link] Yahoo! News. [web link] NBC News. [web link]
        • ‘Habitable zone’ for alien planets redefined (January 30, 2013). Science Recorder. [web link]
        • Astronomers redefine the habitable zone for exoplanets (January 29, 2013). Examiner. [web link]
        • Habitable Zones: A Moving Target (January 31, 2013). Centauri Dreams. [web link]

        First 'Alien Earth' Will Be Found in 2013, Experts Say (December 2012)


        • First 'Alien Earth' Will Be Found in 2013, Experts Say (December 27, 2012). Space.com. [web link] Huffington Post. [web linkNBC News. [web linkYahoo News[web link] Discovery News. [web link] Fox News. [web link]
        • 2012: A Banner Year in the Hunt for Exoplanets (January 2, 2012). National Geographics. [web link]
        • Science Wishes for 2013 (December 31, 2012). Yahoo News. [web link] CBS News [web link]
        • Earth’s twin will be discovered in 2013, astronomers predict (December 27, 2012). The Raw Story. [web link]
        • First 'Alien Earth' Will Be Found in 2013 (December 27, 2012). Mashable[web link]
        • Is 2013 the Year We Finally Find a True “Alien Earth”? (December 28, 2012). Slate Magazine[web link]
        • First 'Alien Earth' Planet? Astronomers Predict We'll Find One In 2013 (December 27, 2012). IBTimes[web link]
        • First ‘Alien Earth’ Planet? Astronomers Predict A Major Discovery In 2013 (December 27, 2012). Inquisitr[web link]
        • First 'Alien Earth' planet? 2013 could be promising year for discovery (December 27, 2012). Examiner[web link]
        • Astronomers predict that a second Earth will be found in 2013 (December 27, 2012). Herald Sun[web link]
        • El primer «gemelo» de la Tierra, en 2013 (December 28, 2012). ABC.es [web link]
        • Calculan descubrimiento de planeta gemelo de la Tierra para 2013 (December 30, 2012). Suite101 [web link]
        • Planeta igual a la Tierra será hallado en 2013 (December 30, 2012). El Universal [web link]
        • La primera Tierra fuera del Sistema Solar se descubrirá en 2013 (December 27, 2012). Europa Press [web link]
        • 'Aarde 2.0': wordt dit dé ontdekking van 2013? (December 27, 2012). DMorgen [web link]
        • Is de ontdekking 'Aarde 2.0' nabij? (December 27, 2012). Volkskrant [web link]
        • Планета-двойник Земли будет открыта в 2013 году… (December 27, 2012). InFuture [web link]
        • Biologia nie z tej ziemi (December 31, 2012). RP [web link]
        • Erste "zweite Erde" wird 2013 entdeckt werden (December 31, 2012). Krone [web link]
        • 2013年或发现首个类似地球的“外星人”星球 (December 31, 2012). Huanqiu [web link]
        • 天文学家:明年能找到首颗地球双胞胎行星 (December 27, 2012). Epoch Times [web link]

        Two Nearby Habitable Worlds? (December 2012)


        • Nearby Tau Ceti may host two planets suited to life (December 19, 2012). New Scientist. [web link]
        • Could Life Exist on Newfound Alien Planet? (December 21, 2012). ScienceFriday. [audio link]
        • Five Planets Around Nearby Star Tau Ceti; One in Habitable Zone (December 19, 2012). Universe Today. [web link]
        • Only 12 light years distant, two super-Earths orbit in Tau Ceti's habitable zone (December 20, 2012). GizMag. [web link]
        • Two Exoplanets Discovered In Habitable Zone Of Nearby Sun-Like Star (December 20, 2012). Gamma Squad. [web link]
        • Earth 2.0 within grasp with potential candidates just 12 lightyears away (December 24, 2012). ScienceWR. [web link]
        • Astronomers Discover Habitable Earth-Like Planets Closeby (December 20, 2012). 33rd Square. [web link]
        • Potentially Habitable Planet Found By Tau Ceti Star Just 12 Lightyears Away? (December 26, 2012). Latino Post. [web link]
        • Planètes De Tau Ceti : La Prudence Après L’annonce (December 21, 2012). Ciel & Espace. [web link]
        • Kam dál ze Země? (December 20, 2012). Technet. [web link]
        • Další blízká obyvatelná exoplaneta? U Tau Ceti (December 27, 2012). Science World. [web link]

        The Potentially Habitable Universe Around Us (December 2012)
        • Exoplanet Catalog Reveals 7 Possibly Habitable Worlds (December 6, 2012). Space.com. [web link] CBS News. [web link] NBC News. [web link] Fox News. [web linkHuffington Post. [web link] LiveScience. [web linkBusiness Insider. [web link] Yahoo news. [web link]
        • Seven planets in galaxy could be habitable, scientists say (December 10, 2012) The Telegraph. [web link]
        • Seven Milky Way worlds could harbour life, say astronomers (December 10, 2012) DailyMail. [web link]
        • Revealed: Seven Milky Way planets could harbour life (December 10, 2012) The Independent. [web link]
        • Boffins spot 7 ALIEN WORLDS right in our galactic backyard (December 11, 2012) The Register. [web link]
        • Scientists Find Seven Alien Worlds That Could Possibly Support Life (December 10, 2012) Fast Company. [web link]
        • Los siete planetas de la Vía Láctea que podrían albergar vida (December 11, 2012) ABC.es. [web link]
        • Siete planetas de la Vía Láctea podrían albergar vida (December 10, 2012) EuropaPress.es. [web link]
        • Siete planetas de la Vía Láctea podrían albergar vida (December 10, 2012) El Periodiquito. [web link]
        • Il catalogo delle possibili Terre (December 10, 2012) Giornalettismo. [web link]
        • Leven mogelijk op zeven planeten in ons sterrenstelsel (December 10, 2012) HLN.be. [web link]
        • Niet op twee maar op zeven planeten leven mogelijk (December 10, 2012) Ad.nl. [web link]
        • Каталог жизнепригодных экзопланет выделяет семь претендентов (December 7, 2012) InFuture.ru. [web link]
        • Şapte planete din galaxia noastră ar putea găzdui viaţă (December 10, 2012) RTV Romania. [web link]
        • Επτά πλανήτες που ίσως διαθέτουν ζωή (December 10, 2012) Tovima. [web link]
        • 외계생명체 생존 가능성 가장 높은 7개 행성 (December 7, 2012) HankookI. [web link]
        • Найдены семь сестёр Земли (December 25, 2012) Amic. [web link]
        First Potential Habitable Exoplanet in a Six-Planet Star System (November 2012)
        • Earth-Like Exoplanet Discovered in Six-Planet System (November 9, 2012). The Epoch Times. [web link]
        • New potentially habitable 'super-Earth' discovered orbiting nearby star (November 9, 2012). Examiner. [web link]
        • Habitable planet found in the Goldilocks Zone (November 8, 2012). DW. [web link]
        • A new super-Earth that could be habitable? Or not (November 9, 2012). KSJ. [web link]
        • Old data reveals Super-Earth lurking in a nearby star's habitable zone (November 8, 2012). Ars Technica. [web link]
        • Descubren planeta potencialmente habitable a 42 años luz de la Tierra (November 8, 2012). El Nuevo Día. [web link]
        • Potentially Habitable Super-Earth Found Orbiting Star HD 40307 (November 9, 2012). Sci-News. [web link]
        • Mogelijk bewoonbare superaarde ontdekt in dichtbevolkt systeem (November 8, 2012). scientias-nl. [web link]
        • Op deze planeet zou leven mogelijk kunnen zijn (November 8, 2012). Wel. [web link]
        • علماء الفلك يكتشفون كوكبا جديدا يصلح للحياة (November 9, 2012). Arabic RT. [web link]
        A Hot Potential Habitable Exoplanet around Gliese 163 (August 2012)
        • Newfound Alien Planet a Top Contender to Host Life (September 20, 2012). Space. [web link] Discovery News. [web link] NBC News [web linkHuffington Post. [web linkYahoo! News. [web linkFox News. [web link] CBS News. [web linkMNN. [web link] LiveScience. [web link] Inquisitr. [web link]
        • New super-earth discovered around the red dwarf star Gliese 163 (September 5, 2012). DailyMail. [web link]
        • Newfound planet ‘Gliese 163 c’ may host alien life in massive ocean (September 25, 2012). Yahoo! News Canada. [web link]
        • Hot but Habitable? (September 4, 2012). Astrobiology Magazine. [web link]
        • Is That A Hot, Habitable Exoplanet In Your Pocket..? (September 5, 2012). RedOrbit. [web link]
        • Another possibly habitable exoplanet discovered (September 5, 2012). Examiner. [web link]
        • Further evidence that there are many habitable planets for humans to colonize (August 31, 2012). io9. [web link]
        • Gliese 163C: New Earth-Like Planet Might Sustain Life (September 5, 2012). Slate. [web link]
        • Getting Closer! New SuperEarth Found in Red Dwarf Habitable Zone (August 31, 2012). DailyGalaxy. [web link]
        • A new-found world, possible to sustain life (September 23, 2012). Digital Journal. [web link
        • Another potentially habitable world emerges (August 31, 2012). ScienceNews. [web link]
        • A hot potential habitable exoplanet around Gliese 163 (August 31, 2012). PhysOrg. [web linkSpace Daily. [web link]
        • Potentially Habitable Exoplanet Found Orbiting Red Dwarf Gliese 163 (September 4, 2012). Sci-News. [web link]
        • Gliese 163C: el planeta recién descubierto que podría albergar la vida (September 22, 2012) RT en Español. [web link]
        • Hallan una 'supertierra' potencialmente habitable (September 5, 2012). RT en Español. [web link]
        • Gliese 163c, une nouvelle superterre dans la zone d’habitabilité (September 4, 2012). Futura Sciences. [web link]
        • Superaarde ontdekt waarop wellicht leven mogelijk is (August 30, 2012). Scientias. [web link]
        • Обнаружена новая «суперземля» в зоне обитаемости (September 3, 2012). Компьюлента. [web link]
        • Астрофизики обнаружили пригодную для экстремофилов суперземлю (September 4, 2012). Lenta.ru. [web link]
        • Un esopianeta potenzialmente abitabile attorno a Gliese 163 (September 3, 2012). Focus.it. [web link]
        • La super Terra che potrebbe essere abitata (September 6, 2012). Liquida Magazine. [web link]
        • Vi kan oppdage utenomjordisk liv innen 40 år (September 8, 2012). NRK. [web link]
        • Bumi Super Baru di Zona Layak Huni (September 7, 2012). KOMPAS. [web link]
        • Ta planeta naprawdę może być zamieszkana (September 20, 2012). PolskieRadio. [web link]
        • 생명체 존재 가능한 '수퍼지구' 발견 (September 7, 2012). ChoSun. [web link]
        • 新行星超级地球处恒星可居住区 或有微生物 (September 22, 2012). QQ. [web link]
        • 天文学家新发现一颗系外行星 或适宜生命生存 (September 25, 2012). Sohu. [web link]
        • V souhvězdí Mečouna je planeta, na níž by mohl být život (October 6, 2012). Novinky. [web link]
        • Un caldo pianeta extrasolare potenzialmente abitabile intorno alla stella Gliese 163 (September 3, 2012). MeteoWeb. [web link]
        Five Potential Habitable Exoplanets Now (July 2012)

        • A home from home: Five planets that could host life (July 27, 2012). BBC News. [web link]
        • Exoplanet Gliese 581g Makes the Top 5 (July 20, 2012). Universe Today. [web link]
        • The 5 most potentially inhabitable alien planets (July 26, 2012). The Week Magazine. [web link]
        • Data Dispute Revives Exoplanet Claim (July 26, 2012). Science. [web link]
        • New Rankings List Gliese 581g As the Most Habitable Exoplanet (July 24, 2012). PopSci. [web link]
        • Exoplanet Gliese 581g hits 0.92 on Earth Similarity Index (July 24, 2012). DVICE. [web link]
        • Top 5 Potentially Habitable Alien Worlds: Slide Show (July 26, 2012). Discovery News. [web link]
        • Controversial Gliese 581g Added to Habitable Planet Catalog (August 2, 2012). Astrobiology Magazine. [web link]
        • Gl 581: The Case for Habitable Planets (August 2, 2012). Centauri Dreams. [web link].
        • Gliese 581g Tops List of 5 Potentially Habitable Alien Planets (July 24, 2012). Space. [web linkCBS News. [web linkNBC News. [web linkYahoo! News. [web link] Scientific American. [web link] Hurriyet Daily News [web link] LiveScience. [web link]
        • Astronomers confirm there are two potentially habitable planets orbiting Gliese 581 (July 20, 2012). io9. [web link]
        • Controversial Exoplanet Gliese 581G Now Tops List of Potentially Habitable Worlds (July 20, 2012). GeekOSystem. [web link]
        • Five potential habitable exoplanets now (July 20,2012). Phys.Org. [web link]
        • Exoplanet May Be Almost as Habitable as Earth; No, You Can't Move There (July 25,2012). PCWorld. [web link]
        • Five potentially habitable exoplanets (July 22, 2012). Examiner. [web link]
        • Astronomers pick 'most habitable' exoplanet - Gliese 581g (July 27, 2012). 3News. [web link]
        • UPR Arecibo moves Gliese 581g to top of its potentially habitable planets list (July 24, 2012). Caribbean Business. [web link]
        • Los cinco hermanos del planeta Tierra (August 5, 2012). BBC Mundo. [web link]
        • Catalogado un nuevo exoplaneta habitable (July 31, 2012). Muy Interesante. [web link]
        • Hogar fuera del Sistema Solar: cinco planetas que podrían albergar vida (July 28, 2012). RT. [web link]
        • Descubren dos planetas potencialmente habitables orbitando a Gliese 581 (July 26, 2012). Yahoo! España. [web link]
        • El regreso de Gliese 581g (July 23, 2012). ABC España. [web link]
        • Bataille d’astronomes autour d’une hypothétique planète (July 24, 2012). Le Monde. [web link]
        • Астрономы выбрали наиболее пригодную для жизни экзопланету (July 24, 2012). Vesti. [web link]
        • Глизе 581g возглавила пятёрку самых похожих на Землю планет (July 23, 2012). AstroNews Russia. [web link]
        • Gliese 581g je planet na kojem bi prvo trebali ići tražiti život (July 24, 2012). 24sata. [web link]
        • 科学家发现地球“孪生兄弟” 可能存液态水 (July 23, 2012). Qianlong. [web link]

        Visible Daily-Earth: Annular Eclipse Image (May 2012)


        • The May 2012 Annular Eclipse as Seen From Space (May 21, 2012). Universe Today. [web link]
        • Space Pictures This Week: Solar Eclipse, Dusty "Doughnut," More (May 25, 2012). National Geographic. [web link]
        • Gallery: When the Moon ate (most of) the Sun (May 21, 2012). Discover Magazine. [web link]
        • Looking Back at an Eclipsed Earth (May 30, 2012). NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day. [web link]
        • Month in Space: May 2012 (May 31, 2012) MSNBC. [web link]

        Habitability Metrics for Astrobiology (May 2012)


        • Searching a Billion Planets for Life (May 18, 2012). Wall Street Journal. [web link]

        WSU astrobiologist proposes fleet of probes to seek life on Mars (April 2012)


        • Space Probe Fleet Idea Would Search for Mars Life (May 5, 2012). MSNBC. [web link]
        • Plan Aims to Find Mars Life on the Cheap (April 26, 2012). Discovery News. [web link]
        • Space Probe Fleet Idea Would Search for Mars Life (May 8, 2012) LiveScience. [web link]
        Planets Around Stellar Remnants (April 2012)

        • If you’re out there, say cheese (April 8, 2012). The Sunday Times. [print version] [online version]
        A Potential Habitable Exoplanet in a Nearby Triple Star System (Feb 2012)

        • Super-Earth spotted in life-friendly zone (Feb 2, 2012). ScienceNews. [web link]
        • Potential ‘Goldilocks’ Planet Found (Feb 2, 2012). Universe Today. [web link]
        • Planetary Habitability Laboratory (Feb 2, 2012). ScienceBlogs: Dynamics of Cats. [web link]
        • La Vérité sur les Exoterres (Feb 1, 2012) Ciel & Espace [print version, pag. 36]
        • Y-a-t-il de la vie ailleurs? (Feb 4, 2012) La Presse. [web link]

        The Habitable Exoplanets Catalog, a new online database of habitable worlds (Dec 2011)


        • Introducing the Habitable Exoplanets Catalog (Dec 12, 2011). NASA Astrobiology Institute. [web link]
        • The Habitable Exoplanets Catalog is Now Online! (Dec 12, 2011). Universe Today. [web link]
        • Top Four Potential Habitable Worlds (Dec 12, 2011). The Huffington Post, UK. [web link]
        • Alien planets get pigeonholed (Dec 6, 2011). Cosmic Log on MSNBC. [web link]
        • Astronomers Launch Online Database Of Habitable Planets (Dec 6, 2011). RedOrbit. [web link]
        • A Habitable Exoplanets Catalog (Dec 5, 2011). Astrobiology Magazine. [web link]
        • Distant world looks too ripe for life (Dec 6, 2011). Science News. [web link]
        • Habitable Exoplanets Catalogue ranks alien worlds on suitability for life (Dec 5, 2011) The Guardian. [web link]
        • Scientists find 15 planets and 30 moons which could be habitable (Dec 5, 2011). The Telegraph. [web link]
        • Dozens of planets and moons discovered which could host humans (Dec 5, 2011). The Telegraph [web link]
        • Graphic: An estate agent’s guide to habitable planets (Dec 6, 2011). The Telegraph [web link]
        • Habitable Exoplanets Catalog: An Online Database of Liveable Worlds (Dec 5, 2011). The Epoch Times. [web link]
        • Potential earth-like planets in catalogue (Dec 6, 2011). The Telegraph, Australia. [web link]
        • Database of 700+ exoplanets available online as habitable catalog (Dec 5, 2011). Digital Journal. [web link]
        • Online Catalog Lists Potentially-Habitable Planets (Dec 5, 2011). Voice of America. [web link]
        • Many other 'earth' worlds out there (Dec 5, 2011). News24. [web link]
        • UPR lab catalogs potentially habitable planets, moons (Dec 5, 2011). Caribbean Business. [web link]
        • Mirada boricua al cosmos (Jan 18, 2012). El Nuevo Día. [web link]
        • Universidad de Arecibo presenta catálogo de planetas habitables (Dec 14, 2011) CienciaPR [web link]
        • Una 'tabla periódica' clasifica los planetas por su habitabilidad (Dec 6, 2011). Público, Spain. [web link]
        • Catálogos de planetas extrasolares (Dec 8, 2011). La Gran Época [web link]
        • Des astronomes classent les exoplanètes en fonction de leur habitabilité (Dec 5, 2011). LeMonde, France. [web link]
        • Ecco la tavola periodica dei pianeti (forse) abitabili (Dec 8, 2011). Wired, Italy. [web link]
        • Katalog Planet Layak Huni (Dec 5, 2011). Kompas. [web link]
        • Nyt katalog over universets beboelige planeter (Dec 8, 2011). Ingenioren [web link].
        • Base de dados divulga habitabilidade de exoplanetas (Dec 6, 2011). CienciaHoje. [web link]
        • 16 kandydatek na drugą Ziemię (Dec 6, 2011) Newsweek, PL. [web link]
        • Составлен каталог потенциально обитаемых экзопланет (Dec 13, 2011) Компьюлента [web link]

        SER: New Scientific Visualization Tool for Exoplanets (Dec 2011)


        • New astronomy software creates the first accurate visions of other worlds (Dec 29, 2011) Mail Online. [web link]
        • What Exoplanets Might Really Look Like (Dec 20, 2011) Wired. [web link]
        • The Computer Program That Draws Realistic Exoplanets (Dec 19, 2011) Discover Magazine. [web link]
        • Simulating Alien Worlds (Feb 1, 2012) BBC Focus [print version, pag. 62]
        • Planet Sketcher (Dec 1, 2011). Discover Magazine. [print version, pag. 12]

        Research group proposes first system for assessing the odds of life on other worlds (Nov 2011)


        • Habitable Does not Mean 'Earth-Like' (Nov 23, 2011). Astrobiology Magazine. [web link]
        • A Less “Earth-Centric” View In Search Of Life (Nov 23, 2011). Universe Today. [web link]
        • Search for Alien Life Should Include Exotic Possibilities (Nov 21, 2011). Wired Magazine. [web link]
        • Exoplanet hunters propose system to find life-supporting worlds (Nov 21, 2011). Wired Magazine UK. [web link]
        • Which alien worlds are most livable? (Nov 21, 2011). Cosmic Log on MSNBC. [web link]
        • Ranking Exoplanet Habitability (Nov 23, 2011). Centauri Dreams. [web link]
        • What makes a planet livable? Five things scientists look for. (Feb 13, 2012) CS Monitor [web link]
        • Anyone Out There? A New Way to Look for Alien Life (Nov 30, 2011). Time Magazine. [web link]
        • Through data, evaluating the potential for life on other worlds (Nov 21, 2011). SmartPlanet. [web link]
        • Researchers propose system to find life elsewhere (Nov 25, 2011). Seattle PI. [web link]
        • Search for alien life expands further out of the galaxy as new criteria proposed (Nov 22, 2011). Mail Online. [web link]
        • Scientists Propose New Search for Extra-terrestrial Life (Nov 21, 2011). StatesTimes. [web link]
        • What is the best way to locate the galaxy’s habitable planets? (Nov 22, 2011). io9. [web link]
        • Most liveable alien worlds ranked (Nov 23, 2011). BBC News. [web link]
        • Q&A: How to Rate the Habitability of Other Planets (Nov 23, 2011) Popular Science. [web link]
        • Ranking the habitability of other planets (Nov 24, 2011) ABC News. [web link]
        • Planets' life-hosting potential ranked (Nov 24, 2011) CBC News. [web link]
        • Dos exoplanetas podrían albergar algún tipo de vida (Nov 21, 2011). Público. (Spain). [web link]
        • El catálogo cósmico de mundos habitables (Nov 24, 2011). El Mundo. (Spain). [web link]
        • Quince mundos donde buscar vida extraterrestre (Nov 25, 2011). ABC España. [web link]
        • Otros mundos donde podríamos vivir (Nov 25, 2011). BBC Mundo. [web link]
        • Scientists Search for Most Livable Alien Worlds [video] (Nov 25, 2011). Newsy. [web link]
        • New recipe in the search for alien life (Nov 21, 2011). ABC Science. (Australia). [web link]
        • Running the numbers on alien life (Nov 21, 2011). Science A GoGo. [web link]
        • System for assessing alien planets pushed (Nov 21, 2011). UPI. [web link]
        • Top 10 alien worlds similar to earth (Nov 25, 2011). China.org.cn. [web link]
        • Обитаемые миры разделят на категории (Nov 22, 2011). Ytpo. [web link]
        • Астрономы представили рейтинги обитаемости планет и лун (Nov 24, 2011). Membrana. [web link].
        • Due formule per scovare la vita aliena (Nov 21, 2011). Daily Wired (Wired italy). [web link]
        • Buitenaards leven kan heel ‘exotisch’ zijn (Nov 21, 2011). Scientias. [web link]
        • Exoplaneten auf dem Prüfstand (Nov 21, 2011). Wissenschaft. [web link]

        A New View of an Ancient Habitable Planet (Apr 2011)


        • New images show how Earth has aged over 750 million years (May 24, 2011). Wired Magazine UK. [web link]
        • Earth's Past, Made Visible (May 23, 2011). Astrobiology Magazine. [web link]
        • See what Earth looked like 500 million years ago (Apr. 22, 2011). CBS News. [web link]
        • See ancient Earth from space (Apr. 21, 2011). Cosmic Log on MSNBC. [web link]
        • Familiar yet alien ancient views of Earth (May 4, 2011). The Planetary Society Blog. [web link]
        • Earth as seen from space 500 million years ago (May 1, 2011). EarthSky. [web link]
        • Palaeo Earth Reconstructions (Apr. 23, 2011). Art Evolved. [web link]
        • Joyful Earth Day (Apr. 22, 2011). Pillow Astronaut. [web link, web link]
        • Nuestro planeta a través de los años (Jul. 17, 2011). El Nuevo Día. [web link]
        • ¿Cómo ha sido la evolución geográfica del planeta? (May 24, 2011). Muy Interesante. [web link]
        • Pangea, vista desde el espacio (May 6, 2011) ABC España. [web link]
        • La Tierra desde el espacio, como era hace millones de años (May 10, 2011). Yahoo Español. [web link]
        • Científicos Boricuas nos transportan al pasado (Jun 3, 2011). Diálogo Digital. [web link]
        • Entwicklung der Erde in 750 Millionen Jahren in Bildern (May 25, 2011). DNews. [web link]
        • Земля 750 млн лет назад: спутниковые снимки (May 26, 2011). CNews R&D. [web link]
        • Ученые из Университета Пуэрто-Рико в Аресибо предоставили всем желающим возможность увидеть прошлое Земли (June 1, 2011). Daily ua. [web link]
        • Земля 750 млн лет назад: спутниковые снимки (June 24, 2011). Earth Chronicles. [web link]
        • Láthatóvá tették a Föld 750 millió éves múltját (Jun 3, 2011) Hiradu. [web link]

        First Quantitative Evaluation of Planetary Habitability (Oct 2009)


        • Professor at University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo makes impact on the Study of Planetary Habitability (Nov. 26, 2009). NASA Astrobiology Institute. [web link]
        • Judging a Planet's Habitability (Oct. 25, 2009). Radio Interview for the Planetary Society. [web link]
        • Where Could Humans Survive in our Solar System? (Oct. 16, 2009). Universe Today. [web link]
        • 3 Worlds Most Likely to Harbor Life Named (Oct. 12, 2009). National Geographic. [web link]
        • Is There Life on Saturn's Moon? (Oct. 9, 2009). Fox News. [web link]
        • Planetary Habitability Quantified (Oct. 7, 2009). Centaury Dreams. [web link]
        • Islands of Life Across Space and Time (Oct. 6, 2009). Astrobiology Magazine. [web link]
        • First Quantitative Evaluation of Planetary Habitability Presented (Oct. 5, 2009). Astronomy. [web link]
        • Estudio sobre la Habitabilidad Planetaria (14 de octubre de 2009). Díalogo Digital. [web link]

        Planetary Habitable Zones on Mars (Jul 1999)


        • Buried Aliens (Jul. 17, 1999). NewScientist. [web link]
        Other Relevant Mentions (sorted by date and relevance)

        • Goldilocks Worlds: Just Right for Life? (April 17, 2014) National Geographics. [web link] [print, July 2014].
        • The Worst Blunders People Make in Inventing Fictional Alien Worlds (February 20, 2014) io9. [web link]
        • Science Scorecard: Did 2013 Live Up to Expectations? (December 16, 2013) LiveScience. [web link] Scientific American. [web link]
        • Gliese 581g: Potentially Habitable Planet — If It Exists (December 3, 2013) Space.com. [web link]
        • New Model Could Help I.D. Potentially Habitable Alien Planets (September 10, 2013) Space.com. [web link]
        • IAU Revises Their Stance on Naming of Exoplanets and Moons (August 15, 2013) UniverseToday. [web link]
        • Do Aliens Really Exist? (July 2, 2013) Discovery News. [web link]
        • Buscando vida más allá de la Tierra (May 14, 2013) Díalogo Digital. [web link]
        • The Great Exoplanet Debate (May 14, 2012 – May 13, 2013) Astrobiology Magazine. [web link]
        • Arecibo vuelve a estar en el centro del universo (January 18, 2013) El Nuevo Día. [web link]
        • En busca de otro planeta habitable (November 21, 2012). El Nuevo Día. [web link]
        • Are There Planets Better at Supporting Life Than Earth? (December 7, 2012). The Atlantic. [web link]
        • Should We Expect Other Earth-like Planets At All? (December 26, 2012). Scientific American. [web link]
        • Possible Subterranean Life Means More Exoplanets Could Harbor Life (September 10, 2012). Universe Today. [web link]
        • UPR experiment to rocket into space (August 20, 2012). Caribbean Business. [web link]
        • Curiosity Llega a Marte (August 6, 2012). A Mano Limpia, America Teve. [live television interview]
        • Teaching space and the search for alien life: news and resources round up (August 5, 2012). The Guardian. [web link]
        • Play with all 786 confirmed planets in one interactive infographic! (July 30, 2012). io9. [web link]
        • Probable la existencia de vida en lugares como Marte (June 16, 2012) El Nuevo Día. [web link]
        • Oxygen-Free Animals Discovered—A First (April 16, 2010). National Geographic. [web link]
        • Tranquilo, falta muchísimo para el fin (December 21, 2012). El Nuevo Día. [web link]
        • Un día como cualquiera (December 21, 2012). El Nuevo Día. [web link]