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New Technique Finds Water in Exoplanet Atmospheres

As more and more exoplanets are identified and confirmed by various observational methods, the still-elusive "holy grail" is the discovery…

9 years ago

There Are Now Officially Over 1,000 Confirmed Exoplanets!

It was just last week that we reported on the oh-so-close approach to 1,000 confirmed exoplanets discovered thus far, and…

9 years ago

Flying Space Toasters: Electrified Exoplanets Really Feel the Heat

Overheated and overinflated, hot Jupiters are some of the strangest extrasolar planets to be discovered by the Kepler mission... and…

10 years ago

Shedding Some Light on a Dark Discovery

[/caption] Earlier this month astronomers released news of the darkest exoplanet ever seen: discovered in 2006, the gas giant TrES-2b…

11 years ago

The Flip Side of Exoplanet Orbits

[/caption] It was once thought that our planet was part of a "typical" solar system. Inner rocky worlds, outlying gas…

12 years ago

Hubble Confirms Comet-like Tail on Vaporizing Planet

Next time you hear someone complaining that it's too hot outside, you can make them feel better by pointing out…

13 years ago