A bright spot on Uranus triggered an international push to figure out what exactly was going on. Here is a first look at the bizarre weather patters in the atmosphere of our distance neighbor.
For the very first time astronomers have used the SOFIA spacecraft to do precise measurements of a transiting exoplanet!
We hear a lot about exoplanet observations and the results from atmospheric modeling. But what is the magic that happens in between?? Here we take a look at the exciting bridge between exoplanet observations and atmospheric modeling.
How is it possible that our coldest and closest neighbor once sustained liquid water 3.8 billion years ago?? Here’s one possibility…
Although this planet is far from habitable, scientists have confirmed the presence of water vapor in the atmosphere of the WASP-12 system. What does this infer about its planetary atmosphere? Is this in agreement with other studies? The story is not as black and white as we might have thought.