Corot

X-ray Study Shows Older Stars May be More Supportive to Life

A new study by an international team of researchers indicates that older Sun-like stars emit less harmful X-rays, a finding…

7 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 364: The COROT Mission

Before NASA's Kepler mission searched for exoplanets using the transit method, there was the European COROT mission, launched in 2006.…

10 years ago

Another Exoplanet Hunting Mission Ends: CoRoT Spacecraft Can’t be Recovered

More bad news on the exoplanet-hunting front: While the final fate of the Kepler spacecraft remains unknown, the CoRoT (Convection,…

11 years ago

Weird Collection of Worlds in the Latest Cache of CoRoT Expoplanets

[/caption] The CoRoT (Convection, Rotation and Transits) spacecraft has been busy, and using this exoplanet-finding-machine astronomers recently found six new…

14 years ago

Finally, a “Normal” Exoplanet

[/caption] Chalk up another exoplanet discovery for the CoRoT satellite. But this planet, while a gas giant, could have temperatures…

14 years ago

Planet of Lava a Former Gas Giant

Matryoshka dolls are a popular novelty for tourists going to Russia to bring home for their children. These dolls, which…

15 years ago