Astronomers have observed Jupiter for centuries but a new study that looks at the gas giant as if it was an exoplanet could help make more reliable interpretations of Jupiter.
Researchers have discovered one of the most dense and massive planets known so far with extreme seasons.
NASA's venerable Kepler space telescope's count of exoplanets has passed the magic 1,000 mark, including eight new planets and 544 candidate planets.
The search for Earth-like planets has moved a step further with astronomers discovering eight new planets orbiting in the habitable zone called “Goldilocks zone” of their host stars.
NASA's planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft has discovered a new super-Earth using its new K2 mission.
A new study has provided a deeper insight into the long-running hunt for super-Earths orbiting into the space.
Using the NASA Hubble Space Telescope, a team of scientists including an Indian-origin researcher has made the most detailed map ever of the temperature of an exoplanet's atmosphere and traced the amount of water it contains.
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London: Pluto may get re-instated as a planet again! After much debate Harvard-Smithsonian Center recently came to a conclusion that it was indeed a planet.
In a recent discovery, astronomers have discovered a transiting exoplanet with the longest known year which circles its star once every 704 days.
Scientists working with data from NASA`s Cassini mission have used Saturn`s smog-enshrouded moon Titan as a stand-in to develop a new way to understand the atmospheres of exoplanets.
Researchers, using one of the world`s largest telescopes, have tracked the orbit of a planet at least four times the size of Jupiter.
Although we are yet to witness an exomoon, there are far greater chances for exomoons to harbour life like exoplanets, a thrilling research has indicated.
The exoplanet dubbed Kepler-186f was first spotted by scientists using NASA`s Kepler telescope, according to research published today in the US journal Science.
Researchers have made the first detection of water in the atmosphere of a `hot Jupiter` planet orbiting the nearby star Tau Bootis.
Researchers at Caltech and several other institutions have made the first detection of water in the atmosphere of the Jupiter-mass planet orbiting the nearby star Tau Bootis.
An international team of astronomers have discovered a new exoplanet, christened "Kepler-410A b."
A team of researchers have directly imaged a very rare type of brown dwarf that can serve as a benchmark for studying objects with masses that lie between stars and planets.
Astronomers have discovered an exoplanet orbiting a solar twin 2500 light-years away, according to a new study.
Scientists have come across a new planet, considered Earth`s `twin`, in another solar system that is located 200 light years away.
During its four-year mission, NASA`s Kepler space telescope discovered thousands of "planetary candidates" in our Milky Way galaxy, many of which were found to be covered in gas.
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