The shape of raindrops helps in determining the falling speed which varies depending on the thickness of surrounding air and gravity.
TESS teamed up with Breakthrough Listen, an extraterrestrial intelligence search founded by Russian billionaire Yuri Milner.
The exoplanet is about 23 times the Earth's mass, while the host star is 80% our Sun's mass.
The study looks at how the building blocks of life can form in hydrothermal vents on the ocean floor.
The comb can help detect Earth-like planets 10 times more accurately than previously possible.
The beam produced would be strong and distinguishable from the Sun’s light to alien astronomers.
Earth's volcanoes are found at the border of tectonic plates, which scientists believed were necessary for life.