Data from KIC 8462852 showed unusual dimming of the star's light which led to the speculation that it an alien megastructure around it was harnessing energy.
Kepler 438b was recognized as an Earth-like planet after its discovery.
According to Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Institute, the star system that had led to the speculation of ET life has given nothing more than silence on the radio
A new and unusual planet spinning wildly on its own axis has been discovered by NASA's space telescope Kepler.
An estimated one in every five sun-like stars is orbited by a potentially habitable, Earth-size planet. This is great news as it means the universe has plentiful real estate that could be hospitable to life as we know it, according to a new analysis of observations by NASA's Kepler Space Telescope.
The planet-hunting space telescope Kepler has been halted after incurring a broken wheel, NASA said Wednesday.