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Dec 06, 2017
Earth-like conditions discovered by researchers on planet K2-18b which is 111 light years awayWhile studying K2-18b the researchers also located another planet which was in the same solar system called as K2-18c.
Nov 30, 2017
NASA researchers find that the WASP-18b exoplanet has a toxic stratosphere devoid of waterThe planet, which is around 325 light years away from the Earth was being observed as part of a survey to identify exoplanets with stratospheres.
Nov 18, 2017
Researchers identify exoplanet with the same atmospheric ingredients as the EarthThe density of the planet is also similar to Earth, suggesting that it, too, is rocky.
Nov 17, 2017
Astronomers discover an Earth-like exoplanet expected to support life, it's located 11 light years away and is called Ross 128 bThis Earth-sized world, named Ross 128 b, is likely to have a surface temperature that may also be close to that of the Earth,
Nov 02, 2017
University of Oxford researchers use principles of evolutionary biology to figure out what aliens could look likeThe research supports the idea that extra terrestrial life goes through the process of natural selection, and evolve over time to be fitter and stronger.
Nov 01, 2017
Astronomers discover unusually large gas giant that challenges the conventional theories of planet formationThe exoplanet is about 600 light years away, has been given the designation of NTGS-1b, and belongs to a category of stars known as Hot Jupiters.
Oct 27, 2017
NASA's Hubble space telescope spots snowfall of sunscreen in blistering "Hot Jupiter" exoplanetThese Hubble observations are the first detections of this "snow-out" process, called a "cold trap," on an exoplanet, researchers said.
Oct 24, 2017
NASA improves weather modelling on exoplanets to more easily identify habitable worldsFor the particular study, the researchers used a hypothetical planet with an atmosphere similar to Earth, but with only oceans on the surface. M
Oct 16, 2017
Giant exoplanets more likely to be in orbit around stars with debris disks: StudyThe gas giants in our own solar system form not just one, but two belts of debris.
Oct 10, 2017
Scientists develop telescope attachment for enhanced precision in exoplanet observationWith the attachment, ground-based telescopes can produce measurements of light intensity that rival the highest quality photometric observations from space.