Oct 16, 2014 by Sci-News.com

An ice giant that resembles our Solar System’s Uranus has been discovered about 25,000 light-years from Earth, by a multinational team of scientists...

Oct 11, 2014 by Sci-News.com

An international group of scientists using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has produced a global weather map of a hot-Jupiter exoplanet called WASP-43b,...

Sep 24, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of astronomers from the United States, Chile and Europe has detected water vapor in the atmosphere of a Neptune-sized extrasolar planet known as...

Sep 9, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers headed by Dr Sean Brittain of Clemson University have discovered evidence of a huge extrasolar planet forming around the young star HD 100546. An...

Jul 25, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of astronomers headed by Dr Nikku Madhusudhan of the Cambridge University’s Institute of Astronomy has found that the abundance of water vapor...

Jul 22, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A year on the newly discovered Uranus-sized exoplanet Kepler-421b lasts for 704.2 days, making it the longest orbital period exoplanet yet found. Its parent...

Jul 21, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Oceans are crucial for supporting Earth-like life on extrasolar planets, according to a study published in the journal Astrobiology. Artist’s concept...

Jul 5, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers led by Dr Paul Robertson of the Pennsylvania State University say that signals that were suspected to be coming from two Earth-like exoplanets...

Jul 4, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Using gravitational microlensing, a team of astronomers led by Prof Andrew Gould from Ohio State University has detected a cold terrestrial exoplanet orbiting...