“Presto!” NASA’s TESS Lights Up And Nets 73 New Stars and an Alien Planet –‘90% of the Sky is Yet to be Surveyed’

    “The discovery of a terrestrial planet around a nearby M dwarf during the first TESS observing sector suggests that the prospects for future discoveries are bright. It is worth remembering that 90 percent of the sky has not yet been surveyed by either TESS or Kepler,” NASA reports. The satellite’s “first light science … Continue reading “Presto!” NASA’s TESS Lights Up And Nets 73 New Stars and an Alien Planet –‘90% of the Sky is Yet to be Surveyed’