Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets
15 Sep , 2017 by Matt Williams
New observations of WASP-12b conducted with the Hubble Space Telescope reveal that the planet’s sun-facing side “eats light”.
Astronomy, ESO, Extrasolar Planets
14 Sep , 2017 by Matt Williams
A study led by researchers from the ESO has discovered an extremely hot Jupiter-sized exoplanet that has titanium oxide in its atmosphere
13 Sep , 2017 by Matt Williams
A recent study involving data collected by the K2 mission has revealed three possible Super-Earths around a nearby Sun-like star.
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, TRAPPIST-1
8 Sep , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study led by researchers from the Carnegie Institute of Science indicates that TRAPPIST-1 could also be orbited by gas giants
1 Sep , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study from the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics indicates that UV radiation may be the key to finding life on other planets
31 Aug , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study by an international team of astronomers indicates that the outermost planets of the TRAPPIST-1 system could still have significant amounts of water.
18 Aug , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study from the University of Texas Arlington has indicated that the Gliese 832 system (located just 16 light-years away) may have a third exoplanet
15 Aug , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study from the University of Washington indicates that tidally-locked planets may be quite common, a finding which has implications for exoplanet habitability
9 Aug , 2017 by Matt Williams
A recent study by an international team of scientists has revealed four Earth-like planets around tau Ceti, a Sun-like star just that is 12 light years away!
8 Aug , 2017 by Matt Williams
A team from Standford University’s Space Rendezvous Laboratory have created a small-scale demonstrator of Starshade technology to help in the hunt for exoplanets.
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