Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, Spitzer
17 Nov , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study by scientists at NASA JPL has revealed that 55 Cancri e is not a lava planet after all, but actually has a thick, Earth-like atmosphere.
Astronomy, James Webb Space Telescope, News
In a recent announcement, the STScI announced the first targets that the James Webb Space Telescope will be studying once its deployed
Astronomy, ESO, Extrasolar Planets
15 Nov , 2017 by Matt Williams
The ESO has announced the discovery of an exoplanet around a nearby “quiet” red dwarf star, which makes it more likely to be habitable
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, Habitability
25 Oct , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study led by Princeton University shows that water worlds are likely to be stripped of their atmospheres (and most of their water) before too long
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets
13 Oct , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study by an international team of scientists has found a connection between debris disks and giant planets, which could aid in the hunt for exoplanets.
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”.
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, X-Ray Astronomy
8 Sep , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study by an international team of researchers indicates that older Sun-like stars emit less harmful X-rays, a finding which has implications for exoplanet habitability
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, TRAPPIST-1
A new study led by researchers from the Carnegie Institute of Science indicates that TRAPPIST-1 could also be orbited by gas giants
6 Sep , 2017 by Matt Williams
According to a new study by a Russian scientist, the Sun’s own motion around the Solar System’s center of mass could disrupt our ability to detect Earth 2.0
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