In the News

Here is a list of some of the international press and media coverage of the PHL's research activities, contributions, or mentions. The links are sorted by categories and dates associated with a press release or a particular project. 

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) at the Jodrell Bank Observatory.Image Credit: BBC © 2014.

The Weird! Signal (Jul 21, 2017)

A New Search for Extrasolar Planets from the Arecibo Observatory (Jul 13, 2017)

Most Planets are Colder than Thought (Feb 22, 2017)

Sailing to the Nearest Stars (Feb 1, 2017)

A Potentially Habitable World in Our Nearest Star (August 2016)

Goldilocks: A Visualization of Potentially Habitable Worlds (December 2015)

Alien Worlds Around Alien Stars (September 2015)

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

Oldest Known Potentially Habitable Exoplanet Found (June 2014)

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

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

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

SER: First Look at Pluto (November 2013)

1,000 Confirmed Exoplanets (October 2013)

The Top 12 Habitable Exoplanets (September 2013)

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

NASA Kepler Discovers New Potentially Habitable Exoplanets (April 2013)

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

A New Habitable Zone (January 2013)

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

Two Nearby Habitable Worlds? (December 2012)

The Potentially Habitable Universe Around Us (December 2012)

First Potential Habitable Exoplanet in a Six-Planet Star System (November 2012)

A Hot Potential Habitable Exoplanet around Gliese 163 (August 2012)

Five Potential Habitable Exoplanets Now (July 2012)

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

Habitability Metrics for Astrobiology (May 2012)

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

Planets Around Stellar Remnants (April 2012)

A Potential Habitable Exoplanet in a Nearby Triple Star System (Feb 2012)

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

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

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

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

First Quantitative Evaluation of Planetary Habitability (Oct 2009)

Other Relevant Mentions (sorted by date and relevance)