The TESS mission has found an Earth-like planet in the habitable zone of its star, but the question of how the system formed is baffling astronomers.
Professor Ted Bergin is looking for the elements that make habitable worlds. Come learn about how to make an Earth-like planet in his talk at #AAS235!
New scattered-light images reveal striking substructure in circumstellar disks around nearby low-mass stars.
We all know planets form around stars, can planet formation occur around something much more exotic?
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!