December 16, 2022 4:18 pm
A significant fraction of the volume of two distant exoplanets — Kepler-138c and Kepler-139d — is probably made up of water.
May 01, 2022 10:08 am
Until recently, the field of exoplanet science has long focused on just the detection and characterisation of exoplanets. This new study offers interesting insights into the atmospheres of exoplanets.
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.
January 14, 2022 5:49 pm
Close to 5,000 planets beyond our solar system, or exoplanets, have been identified, compared to only two such moons, called exomoons.
December 26, 2021 8:05 pm
The rogue planets were found in a star-forming region located within the Scorpius and Ophiuchus constellations.
December 10, 2021 3:50 pm
Until now, no planet had been found orbiting a star more than three times the sun's mass.
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.
March 10, 2021 9:36 am
The LHS 3844b is an exoplanet that is tidally locked to its star which means that one side of it is permanently facing the star while the other faces the space.
November 10, 2020 12:13 pm
Unlike Earth which has oceans and ice glaciers, the K2-141b has 100km deep magma-filled oceans and rock glaciers. To make matters even worse, it rains rocks on the planet as it has a rock cycle which is completely opposite to Earth's water cycle.
April 15, 2020 12:31 pm
The exoplanet TOI-849b that revolves around its star TOI-849 could be the remnant core of a gas giant.
June 22, 2020 7:09 pm