Nov 6, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have captured an image of a protoplanetary disk around a young Sun-like star...

Nov 4, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers using ESO’s Very Large Telescope Interferometer (VLTI) have discovered exozodiacal light – starlight reflected from dust created as...

Nov 3, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Professional astronomers and volunteers from the Planet Hunters citizens science program have discovered a low-mass, low-density exoplanet circling a Sun-like...

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...