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Exoplanet discovery

Scientists confirm existence of 100 new planets beyond our solar system

After analyzing hundreds of signals of potential exoplanets, scientists determined which signals were created by exoplanets and which were caused by other sources.

Feb 16, 2018, 14:53 PM IST

A 'hot Jupiter' with unusual winds? Scientists discover mysterious exoplanet

Unlike Jupiter, the so-called hot Jupiters circle astonishingly close to their host star – so close that it typically takes fewer than three days to complete an orbit. 

Jan 23, 2018, 18:30 PM IST

Scientists discover four 'hot Jupiter' exoplanets orbiting dwarf stars

All the four planets belong to the class of exoplanets known as 'hot Jupiters.'

Jan 01, 2018, 13:21 PM IST

Google celebrates NASA's new exoplanet discovery with delightful doodle!

The rare late-day, special doodle shows planet Earth looking through NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and spotting the star and the seven Earth-like planets.

Feb 23, 2017, 08:25 AM IST