Mini-Neptunes

Exoplanet Found With a Highly Eccentric Orbit

Observations made by an international team of researchers has found a mini-Neptune with the most eccentric orbit of any planet…

1 week ago

Ocean Worlds With Hydrogen-Rich Atmospheres Could be the Perfect Spots for Life

A new study has identified another class of exoplanet that could drastically increase the odds of finding life beyond the…

5 months ago

A New Technique for “Seeing” Exoplanet Surfaces Based on the Content of their Atmospheres

A new study takes a look at how the presence of a surface can affect an exoplanets atmosphere, giving astrobiologists…

7 months ago

Larger Rocky Planets Might be Rare Because They Shrunk

Researchers at the Flatiron Institute's Center for Computational Astrophysics published a paper last week that just might explain a mysterious…

8 months ago

The Most Common Exoplanets Might be “Mini-Neptunes”

If the dataset from the Kepler mission is any indication, the most common type of exoplanets in our galaxy aren’t…

8 years ago