8 Aug , 2018 by Matt Williams
In a new study, a team from Caltech recently used the Very Large Array to confirm that a rogue planet just 20 light years away is on the cusp between being a planet and a brown dwarf
Extrasolar Planets, Extraterrestrial, Proxima b
19 Apr , 2018 by Matt Williams
According to two new papers submitted by a Harvard Professor and an independent scientists, extra-terrestrials might have a hard time getting out into space.
4 Apr , 2018 by Matt Williams
Using data from the ALMA array, a team of international astronomers was able to image a newly forming planetary system and predict the presence of a planet.
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets
20 Dec , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study of a well-known exoplanet has revealed something very strange. Apparently, the planet orbits its star from pole to pole.
15 Dec , 2017 by Matt Williams
In a presentation at the Fall Meeting of the American Geological Union, a team of researchers showed how MAVEN data could help determine the habitability of rocky planets around red dwarf stars.
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
9 Sep , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study by a team of European astrophysicists has turned exoplanet-hunting on its head by asking “could aliens detect Earth?”
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
14 Aug , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study by a pair of astronomers has revealed that the TRAPPIST-1 system is up to twice as old as the Solar System, which could have drastic implications for habitability.
7 Jun , 2017 by Matt Williams
A study presented at the annual meeting of the American Astronomical Society this week has dealt another blow to the case for finding habitable planets around red dwarf stars.
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