NASA releases some - not all - data on possible planets

NASA's Kepler Mission has identified more than 750 possible extrasolar planets after monitoring more than 156,000 stars. But it's keeping the best data back.

Newly-discovered exoplanets found going backwards

ESO astronomers have discovered nine new exoplanets - and found that several are going the wrong way.

ESA mulls three future missions

The European Space Agency (ESA) has picked out dark energy, habitable planets and a detailed solar survey as candidates for two missions to be launched sometime after 2017.