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…
As part of our #BlackInAstro series for Black History Month, we interview Dr. Gibor Basri, a pioneer in stellar astronomy (one of the discoverers of brown dwarfs) and the founding Vice Chancellor for Equity and Inclusion at UC Berkeley!
Do stars really spin down? Authors of today’s paper find out if what we’re seeing is real or a trick of the light.
Today’s authors yelled, “Got ’em!” when they discovered a failed hot Jupiter that aids in our understanding of giant planet migration.
Most planets in our solar system have multiple moons, from Mars’ 2 to Saturn’s ~82. Today’s paper explores the stability and detectability of multi-”exomoon” systems orbiting planets beyond our solar system.
Music group or planetary system? Today’s paper confirms the existence of K2-138g, another sub-Neptune in K2’s most harmonious system