Jun 30, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A multinational team of astronomers has determined precise ages and other fundamental properties of 33 Kepler stars with the so-called ‘solar-like oscillations.’...

Jun 25, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, a group of astronomers has discovered an enormous cloud of hydrogen dispersing from the warm, Neptune-sized...

Jun 18, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers using data from NASA’s Kepler mission have determined the sizes and masses of three planets orbiting a star much fainter and cooler than...

Jun 12, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Gaseous planets with helium-rich atmospheres may be common in our Galaxy, according to a new study accepted for publication in the Astrophysical Journal...

Jun 11, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have detected a stratosphere – an atmospheric region that is very important to life –...

Jun 2, 2015 by Sci-News.com

According to a team of astronomers at Aarhus University in Denmark, Earth-sized terrestrial planets orbit their host stars in circular patterns, much like...

May 13, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers using data collected by NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope have found evidence of daily weather cycles on fourteen extrasolar gas giants. An artist’s...

May 5, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of scientists from the University of Cambridge in the UK and the University of Liege in Belgium has detected changing temperatures on a terrestrial...

May 4, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A group of astronomers led by Benjamin Montet of the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, has discovered a highly irradiated mini-Neptune exoplanet...