Science news articles about 'exoplanet'

  • New Hot Jupiter marks the first collaborative exoplanet discovery

    ... discovered a new 'Hot Jupiter' exoplanet. The new giant planet was ... , marking the first time an exoplanet has been discovered between two ...
  • Rife with hype, exoplanet study needs patience and refinement

    ... achieve a comprehensive understanding of exoplanets through the direct-observation, stationary ... 's neighbors. He suggests that exoplanet researchers should acknowledge photometric interpretations ...
  • First solid evidence for a rocky exoplanet

    ... the smallest and fastest-orbiting exoplanet known, CoRoT-7b, revealing ... gravitational tug of the orbiting exoplanet. The problem with CoRoT ... been precisely measured for an exoplanet [3]," says team member ...
  • 32 new exoplanets found

    ... The latest batch of exoplanets announced today comprises no less ... pull from an (unseen) exoplanet, has been most prolific ... ambitious systematic searches for exoplanets so far implemented worldwide ...
  • First temperate exoplanet sized up

    ... "Corot-9b is the first exoplanet that really does resemble planets ... chemistry." More than 400 exoplanets have been discovered so far ... with the very successful ESO exoplanet hunter — the HARPS instrument ...
  • Circular orbits identified for small exoplanets

    ... of large, "gas giant" exoplanets using radial velocity -- a ... host multiplanet systems -- 74 exoplanets in all. The researchers ... , suggesting that all 74 exoplanets maintain circular, not eccentric, ...
  • In a Hubble first, UA astronomers take images of an exoplanet changing over time

    ... time-resolved images of an exoplanet. Their results were published ... Journal. The young, gaseous exoplanet known as 2M1207b, located some ... one of Hubble's largest exoplanet-focused programs, Cloud Atlas ...
  • Astronomers detect first carbon-rich exoplanet

    ... supports the possibility that rocky exoplanets could be composed of ... that rockier, Earth-sized exoplanets may have formed around the ... reality." He notes that exoplanets with carbon-based interiors could ...
  • Discovery of the smallest exoplanets: The Barnard's star connection

    ... are popular targets for exoplanet hunters because their small ... to identify stars with exoplanets with considerable confidence. Barnard ... dwarf that has small exoplanets increases the likelihood that ...
  • Researchers discover that an exoplanet is Earth-like in mass and size

    ... , MIT researchers identified an exoplanet with an extremely brief orbital ... similarities may end: The exoplanet, due to its extreme ... the effect of starspots on exoplanet detection, says the troublesome ...
  • Exiled exoplanet likely kicked out of star's neighborhood

    ... may have interacted with the exoplanet, but found nothing outside ... series of international meetings on exoplanets that this year takes place ... Camera for Surveys. The GPI Exoplanet Survey, operated by a ...
  • An exoplanet with an infernal atmosphere

    ... of the atmosphere of an exoplanet with unequalled precision, by ... conclude that the HD189733b exoplanet is showing infernal atmospheric ... per hour, the HD189733b exoplanet's atmosphere is truly turbulent ...
  • Lightest exoplanet yet discovered

    "The holy grail of current exoplanet research is the detection of ... hunting grounds for low-mass exoplanets in the habitable zone. Such ... since we discovered the first exoplanet around a normal star in ...
  • The Lovely Sunset On Exoplanet HD 209458 b

    ... the extremely well-studied exoplanet HD 209458b, also ... image, created by exoplanet researcher Frédéric ... the transmission spectrum of exoplanet HD 209458 b, ... known worlds in the exoplanet pantheon. It's ...
  • Five potential habitable exoplanets now

    ... suggest the confirmation of the exoplanet Gliese 581g and the ... far of a potential habitable exoplanet. The nearby star Gliese ... for any two potential habitable exoplanets orbiting the same star. Gliese ...

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