High Accuracy Radial velocity Planet Searcher (HARPS)

An Exoplanet So Hot There Are 7 Different Kinds of Gaseous Metals in its Atmosphere

The search for exoplanets has revealed types of planets that are nothing like the worlds in our own Solar System.…

1 month ago

Closest Potentially-Habitable World Found Around “Quiet” Star

The ESO has announced the discovery of an exoplanet around a nearby "quiet" red dwarf star, which makes it more…

3 years ago

Super-Earth Planet Found in the Habitable Zone of a Nearby Star

A study produced by an international team of researchers, using the HARPS-N survey, has detected a potentially habitable super-Earth just…

3 years ago

Quasar Light Confirms Consistency Of Electromagnetism Over 8 Billion Years

The ESO has released spectral data obtained by the Very Large Telescope, which studied a distant qausar to determine how…

4 years ago

ESO Announcement To Address Reports Of Proxima Centauri Exoplanet

This Wednesday, the ESO will be holding a press conference, and hopes are high that it will address the possible…

4 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 366: HARPS Spectrograph

Almost all the planet hunting has been done from space. But there's a new instrument installed on the European Southern…

6 years ago

Three New Exoplanets Found In a Star Cluster

So far, just a handful of planets have been found orbiting stars in star clusters – and actually, astronomers weren’t…

7 years ago

HARPS Tunes In On “Noisy” Planets

[/caption] Able to achieve an astounding precision of 0.97 m/s (3.5 km/h), with an effective precision of the order of…

9 years ago