The Kepler Extra-Galactic Survey (KEGS) is a NASA Kepler K2 key project to search for supernovae, black holes and other extra-galactic transient objects.

Media Releases

NASA spacecraft capture rare, early moments of baby supernovae (NASA, 21 May 2015)

Supernova ignition surprises scientists (The Australian National University, 21 May 2015)

NASA finds cash for Kepler's K2 planet-spotting mission (The Register, 20 May 2014)

Counting his lucky stars over NASA bid (The Sydney Morning Herald, November 8 2013)

Plan for planet-hunter to refocus on black holes, exploding stars (The Australian Broadcasting Corporation, November 6 2013)

Kepler's new mission: spotting black holes and supernovae (The Register, November 5 2013)

NASA's hobbled planet-hunting spacecraft may resume search for alien worlds (, November 5 2013)