The hottest point in hot Jupiter atmospheres should be directly below their star or blown slightly eastward by winds. What is happening on CoRoT-2b?
An instrument designed to look for exoplanets around the brightest stars in the sky; what have they found so far?
In this bite we dig into the details of the recent discovery of 7 habitable zone planets orbiting TRAPPIST-1.
Kepler has uncovered thousands of exoplanets, but have failed to discover many Hot-Neptunes. Today we’ll be discussing K2-105 b and its potential in unlocking the secrets of our own Solar system.
The WTF star, formally known as KIC 8462852, has been causing lots of fuss not only in the scientific community but also in the media. Some suggest strange features in its light curve are the work of an alien civilization. The authors of today’s paper came up with a much simpler solution.
Image credits: Danielle Futselaar / SETI International
HAT-P-11b is a Neptune-size transiting exoplanet with water in its atmosphere. Here we discuss the first detection of its secondary eclipse.