Exoplanet

Telescope observes exoplanet where it rains iron

Researchers using ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) have observed an extreme planet where they suspect it rains iron. The ultra-hot giant exoplanet...

NASA approves new mission to study Universe

Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) is a mission concept to answer fundamental inquiries in both exoplanet detection and dark energy investigation.

Astronomers have found an exoplanet to be potentially habitable

Using the mass, radius, and atmospheric data of the exoplanet K2-18b, astronomers from the University of Cambridge, suggests that the exoplanet- more...

CHEOPS space telescope has taken its first pictures of the sky

They are exceeding the expectations of the scientists.

The hottest exoplanet KELT-9b

Even molecules are torn to shreds.

Weighing exoplanets using a new tool

NASA's new planet tracker, NEID.

VPLanet: A virtual planet simulator for modeling distant worlds across time

Finding and studying potentially habitable worlds.

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.

Harvard astronomer discovered exoplanet without an atmosphere

Prospects clouded for finding life on the largest class of planets.

Fluorescent glow can reveal life hidden in the universe

The fluorescent glow could trigger a protective glow from life on exoplanets called biofluorescence, according to new Cornell research.