Planet formation is dynamic, and different planet formation models can produce dramatically different planetary atmospheres. Today’s bite discusses a new framework developed to tackle this problem, and shines some light on the formation of the exoplanet HR 8799e.
Herald of the Change: A microlensing Jupiter-analogue spotted in K2 data portends Roman’s yield of new planets
Astronomers have just found Jupiter’s twin in a distant solar system. Their discovery technique may surprise you, and might just be the most important method for discovering Earth-like exoplanets in the next decade…
How do moons form in the universe? Astronomers recently gathered direct evidence for the formation of moons around exoplanets!