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Looking for moons with Kepler's eyes...

9 Sep 2009, 17:01 UTC
Looking for moons with Kepler's eyes...
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The idea that moons around exoplanets could be host to life is certainly not a new one. Thanks to Star Wars (and Ewoks), the idea of habitable moons is quite deeply embedded into sci fi pop culture -- and as with so many things in the wonderful world of astronomy, both serious science and science fiction have given a lot of thought to the idea ever since. Being as we have a distinct shortage of Millennium Falcons to use, however, the difficult part is actually finding these moons.(Read more ...)

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