Exoplanet


Neighboring Exoplanet Ross 128 b Might be able to Support Life

Neighboring Exoplanet Ross 128 b Might be able to Support Life

Researchers have developed first estimates of the chemical abundances of the planet's host star...

1 week ago, 6:54am CDT

Astronomers Find 80 New Exoplanet Candidates

Astronomers Discover 80 New Exoplanet Candidates

Researchers made this discovery in record time within weeks after the availability of NASA K2 mission's raw data...

Jun 23 2018, 4:35pm CDT

First Ever Cloudless Exoplanet Discovered

First Ever Cloudless Exoplanet Discovered

Recent Discovery of a Cloudless Exoplanet by Astronomers...

May 9 2018, 8:20am CDT

Astronomers Detected Helium in an Exoplanet for the First Time

Astronomers Detected Helium in an Exoplanet for the First Time

Using Hubble Space Telescope, researchers have found an abundance of helium in the upper atmosphere of WASP-107b, which was onl...

May 5 2018, 1:09pm CDT

Hubble Telescope Observes an Exoplanet in More Detail Than Ever Before

Hubble Telescope Observes an Exoplanet in More Detail Than Ever Before

New observations can provide more insights into how and where planets form around a star...

Mar 3 2018, 11:49pm CST

NASA Discovers an Exoplanet So Hostile That It Could Not be Real

NASA Discovers an Exoplanet So Hostile That It Could Not be Real

Researhces have found evidence that "hot Jupiter" WASP-18b is wrapped in a smothering stratosphere loaded with carbon...

Dec 3 2017, 7:50am CST

Astronomers Detect Sunscreen Snow Falling on a Hot Exoplanet

Astronomers Detect Sunscreen Snow Falling on a Hot Exoplanet

For the first time, astronomers have observed a precipitation process, called a "cold trap," on an exoplanet...

Oct 29 2017, 12:52pm CDT

Hottest Exoplanet Ever Discovered

Hottest Exoplanet Ever Discovered

The extreme alien planet, hotter than most stars, has been discovered by a group of astronomers....

Jun 6 2017, 3:45am CDT

Atmosphere Found Around Super-Earth Exoplanet

Atmosphere Found Around Super-Earth Exoplanet

A famous exoplanet out there which resembles a super earth has been found to have an atmosphere....

Apr 7 2017, 5:57am CDT

Atmosphere Found Around Super-Earth Exoplanet

Atmosphere Found Around Super-Earth Exoplanet

A famous exoplanet out there which resembles a super earth has been found to have an atmosphere....

Apr 7 2017, 5:55am CDT

NASA to Reveal new Exciting Exoplanet Discovery this Week

NASA to Reveal new Exciting Exoplanet Discovery this Week

NASA has hinted at discovery of something exciting related to planets that orbit stars other than our sun, known as exoplanets....

Feb 21 2017, 12:45am CST

Astronomers are Searching for Signs of Life on Wolf 1061 Exoplanet Closest to Earth

Astronomers are Searching for Signs of Life on Wolf 1061 Exoplanet Closest to Earth

NASA scientists are studying the existence of life on wolf 1061 exoplanet...

Jan 20 2017, 1:49pm CST

Earth-Sized Exoplanet Proxima B Could Harbor Life

Earth-Sized Exoplanet Proxima B Could Harbor Life

It is being speculated that the earth-sized exoplanet Proxima B could actually harbor life due to the presence of an ocean of w...

Oct 12 2016, 7:07am CDT

Exoplanet GJ 1132b may be Brimming with Oxygen but not Life

Exoplanet GJ 1132b may be Brimming with Oxygen but not Life

A Venus-like exoplanet may have atmosphere with oxygen but not life, researchers report, adding that their magma ocean-atmosphe...

Aug 19 2016, 2:53am CDT

NASA Mission Discovers Infant Exoplanet K2-33b around Young Star

NASA Mission Discovers Infant Exoplanet K2-33b around Young Star

Using NASA's Kepler Space Telescope and its extended K2 mission, astronomers have discovered a newborn fully-formed exoplanet -...

Jun 21 2016, 12:00am CDT

Planet 9 is First Exoplanet in Our Solar System Say Astronomers

Planet 9 is First Exoplanet in Our Solar System Say Astronomers

Through a computer-simulated study, astronomers showed that it was highly likely that the so-called Planet 9 is an exoplanet -...

Jun 1 2016, 12:12am CDT

Penn Astronomers Building Next-Gen Exoplanet Finder for NASA

Penn Astronomers Building Next-Gen Exoplanet Finder for NASA

A team of dedicated astronomers are busy building a brand new futuristic exoplanet finder....

Mar 30 2016, 9:42am CDT

Highly Eccentric Exoplanet Raises Questions about the Origin of ‘Hot Jupiters’

Highly Eccentric Exoplanet Raises Questions about the Origin of ‘Hot Jupiters’

Hot Jupiter known as HD 80606b has a wildly eccentric orbit almost like that of a comet. As the exoplanet approaches close to i...

Mar 28 2016, 10:08pm CDT

Astronomers Discover Exoplanet with Most Eccentric Orbit

Astronomers Discover Exoplanet with Most Eccentric Orbit

Extrasolar planet HD 20782 has the most eccentric orbit ever seen. These types of exoplanets are not found in our solar system....

Mar 20 2016, 10:04am CDT

Scientists Examine Super-Earth Exoplanet's Atmosphere for the First Time

Scientists Examine Super-Earth Exoplanet's Atmosphere for the First Time

Study suggest that the atmosphere of exoplanet is dry without an indication of water vapor but high levels of gases like hydrog...

Feb 17 2016, 12:03am CST

Astronomers Discover Exoplanet with Widest Orbit Ever Seen

Astronomers Discover Exoplanet with Widest Orbit Ever Seen

The object was initially thought to be a free floating or lonely planet but its parent shar has also been spotted by researcher...

Jan 26 2016, 11:51pm CST

Exoplanet is Kicked Out of the Solar System by its Own Star

Exoplanet is Kicked Out of the Solar System by its Own Star

The images captured by the Hubble Space Telescope reveal that exoplanet HD 106906 b has its own ring of dust and gas....

Dec 2 2015, 7:45am CST

Hot Jupiter Discovered with Two Close-In Exoplanet Companions

Hot Jupiter Discovered with Two Close-In Exoplanet Companions

A system known as Hot Jupiter has been found to have two close-in companions. This lends us valuable clues regarding planet for...

Oct 20 2015, 7:11am CDT

NASA Unveils New Exoplanet Kepler-452b

NASA Unveils New Exoplanet Kepler-452b

NASA will host a media event today unveiling new discoveries made by planet hunting Kepler Space Telescope....

Jul 23 2015, 11:07am CDT

Planet Covered With Clouds Detected in Outer Space

ExoPlanet Covered With Clouds Detected in Outer Space

The Hubble Telescope has detected what could be the greatest discovery of present times. A planet covered with clouds has been...

Jan 1 2014, 9:55am CST