Extrasolar planet

Extrasolar planet formation sheds new light on other planetary systems

Researchers has found evidence that an extrasolar planet may be forming quite far from its star-about twice the distance Pluto is from our Sun.

Jun 14, 2013, 12:33 PM IST

Planet discovered in quadruple star system

A physicist at the University of Notre Dame has provided the high-contrast imaging observations that confirm the first extrasolar planet discovered in a quadruple star system.

Nov 01, 2012, 19:42 PM IST

Earth-like planets may have different chemical structures

A great majority of Earth-like planets may have a totally different internal and atmospheric structure as compared to our planet, scientists suggest.

Feb 24, 2012, 14:26 PM IST