A gravitational tug-of-war between three stars has this planet living on the edge.
Ever wondered whether the planet Tatooine could be real? In today’s paper, the authors discuss a new technique to directly image distinct planets orbiting binary stars, just like in Star Wars.
Water worlds – do they exist? Or is there an omnipotent self-regulation mechanism which makes terrestrial planets look like Earth?
Embark on a dusty journey into the heart of debris disks – and why it’s important to talk dust if you want to understand planets.
The image of the protoplanetary disk around HL Tau illustrating ring structures triggered a huge “WOW!”. Read on and get convinced by recent observations of TW Hya that ring structures seem to be rule rather than the exception.
New research shows hot Jupiters find safety in numbers. According to radial velocity data, these giant exoplanets are more commonly found around stars in open clusters.