Today’s paper reports the discovery of two new transiting Brown Dwarfs using TESS.
TESS is out searching for new exoplanets, but on this occasion, it saw an old one in a new light.
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?
Interplanetary collisions can explain a number of phenomena in our own solar system — here’s evidence of such a crash shaping the formation of two distant planets. Translate from an Astrobitos bite by Elena Gonzales Egea.
Neighboring exoplanets appear to come in similar sizes. But is this a result of observational bias?
A cloud-free world offers the clearest view yet of an exoplanet atmosphere.