First Water Detected on Planet in the Habitable Zone

The first successful atmospheric detection of an exoplanet orbiting in its star’s habitable zone, at a distance where water can exist in liquid form.

Probing a new class of exoplanet

For the first ever time, a team of scientists have analyzed the chemical composition of the atmosphere of a new class of exoplanet, called...

An exoplanet inflated like a balloon

Helium is the second most plentiful component in the Universe. Anticipated since 2000 as extraordinary compared to other conceivable tracers of the climates of...