Last Updated: Sunday, July 07, 2013, 11:27
Hot Jupiters are giant exoplanets, similar in size to Jupiter that orbit so close to their stars that their atmospheres can reach temperatures of 1000-3000 degrees Celsius.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 07, 2013, 13:01
Thanks to NASA`s Spitzer Space Telescope, researchers are beginning to dissect an exotic class of exoplanets, called hot Jupiters, revealing raging winds and other aspects of their turbulent nature.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 08, 2012, 12:17
In the hunt for Earth-like planets, it is helpful to seek clues and patterns that can aid scientist narrow down the types of systems.
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