Friday, Oct 07, 2022

Exoplanet discovery


Newly found exoplanet will be consumed by its host star soon: study

January 17, 2022 7:24 pm

Future observations using the recently-launched James Webb Space Telescope could reveal more details about these newly-discovered planets.

Hot little planet as dense as iron zips around red dwarf star

December 03, 2021 5:31 pm

GJ 367b orbits its star once every 7.7 hours, placing it in a category of "ultra-short period" exoplanets that travel around their home stars in less than 24 hours.

Scientists discover Earth-sized exoplanet bearing life-supporting signs in its habitable zone

October 27, 2020 5:23 pm

TOI-700d also becomes an enticing planet for astronomers to further cogitate their research upon because it orbits an M-dwarf star which is much cooler than the Sun while the planet itself is located in the absolute vicinity of the star.

Scientists discover an Earth-like planet called ‘Pi-Planet’

September 23, 2020 12:32 pm

As per the group of astronomers the signal of the planet orbiting around the star were first found in 2017 through NASA’s Kelper space telescope K2 mission by syncing data from ground-based telescopes.

Massive exoplanet found orbiting dwarf star, gives crucial insight for Sun’s fate

September 17, 2020 7:49 pm

Surprisingly, the size of the newfound exoplanet orbiting the dwarf star has been estimated to be even bigger the size of Jupiter and it seemingly completes its one orbit around the star in 1.4 days.

Artificial Intelligence helps find 50 new planets from NASA's old data

August 26, 2020 11:07 am

This will help scientists focus their resources and time on confirmed planets instead of wasting their time trying to identify new ones with a longer method used till now. This will also help them rank planets that can have a similar atmosphere like Earth's.

Why this exoplanet's discovery using radio waves matters so much?

August 07, 2020 10:14 am

The mass of the newly discovered planet is similar to that of Saturn's. The dwarf star that it orbits is not a large one. The exoplanet is located about 35 light-years away. 

Eighteen Earth-sized exoplanets discovered

May 24, 2019 9:56 pm

Scientists have discovered 18 Earth-sized planets beyond the solar system, including one of the smallest known so far and another that could offer conditions friendly to life.

NASA's planet-hunting probe, TESS spots Earth-sized planet

April 18, 2019 3:15 pm

NASA's latest planet-hunting probe, Transiting Exoplanets Survey Satellite (TESS) has discovered its first Earth-sized exoplanet orbiting a star 53 light-years away.

Shimmering 'super-Earth' in constellation Cassiopeia discovered

December 22, 2018 2:32 pm

HD219134 b is one of three candidates likely to belong to a new exotic class of exoplanets, say the researchers.