We have found thousands of fully-formed planets, but how do we go about finding those that are hiding in their disks?
Exoplanets have been the proverbial apples of astronomers’ eyes for some time now. But what about planets that orbit not one star, but two? Read today’s astrobite to learn more about where and how such planets form!
We know UV radiation isn’t good for us, but can it hold back all forms of life?
Astronomers have been finding planets around M dwarf stars for a while. Can we go even cooler and find planets around the diverse L and T spectral group?
Most Jupiter-like exoplanets go undetected. But do they leave a mark on the more easily detectable inner terrestrial worlds?
The absence of dusty circumplanetary disks around young giant planets suggests moonetesimals grow relatively quickly.