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Indian astronomers discover a new exoplanet and rare stars hotter than Sun

The first discovery was made by a team from Ahembdabad's Physical Research Laboratory (PRL) recently

26 Nov 2021 10:23 AM

Jupiter-like exoplanet discovered by amateur astronomer

Due to such proximity to the star, the temperature of the atmosphere KPS-1b is much higher than that of Jupiter.

20 May 2018 3:13 PM

Eighth planet found in faraway solar system, matching ours

Our solar system had nine planets until Pluto was demoted to a dwarf planet in 2006 by the International Astronomical Union.

15 Dec 2017 9:39 AM

Titanium oxide detected in 'hot Jupiter' atmosphere

Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have detected titanium oxide in the atmosphere of a Jupiter-like exoplanet for the first time.

14 Sep 2017 7:04 PM

First evidence of water found on TRAPPIST-1 exoplanets

The Earth-sized planets orbiting the ultracool TRAPPIST-1 dwarf star 40 light-years away may have substantial amounts of water.

05 Sep 2017 11:51 AM


In breakthrough, Scientists discover giant exoplanet with glowing water atmosphere

This is the first evidence of an exoplanet stratosphere - the layer of atmosphere where temperature increases with higher altitudes.

04 Aug 2017 9:18 AM

Other planets may never be as hospitable as Earth: study

It was thought likely that distant worlds orbiting stars similar to our Sun would go through water-rich phases.

01 Aug 2017 8:13 AM

Atmosphere found around Earth-like planet

Possibilities include a "water world" with an atmosphere of hot steam

07 Apr 2017 2:15 PM

7 new Earth-sized exoplanets found, could hold life

All of them orbit at the right distance to possibly have liquid water somewhere on their surfaces.

23 Feb 2017 8:24 AM