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.

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.

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.