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NASA’S JWST measures the temperature of a rocky exoplanet

An international team of researchers has used the NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope to measure the temperature of the rocky exoplanet TRAPPIST-1 b. The...

Webb spotted silicate cloud features in a remote planet’s atmosphere

Researchers observing with the NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope have pinpointed silicate cloud features in a distant planet’s atmosphere. The atmosphere is constantly rising,...

Astronomers found a rare exoplanet suited to probe alien life

A nearby potentially habitable Earth-mass exoplanet.

Kepler’s first exoplanet is spiraling toward its doom

The doomed world appears destined to spiral closer and closer to its expanding star until they collide.

Two rare super-mercuries discovered around the same star

The last type of exoplanet is still very rare.

Webb reveals an exoplanet atmosphere as never seen before

Webb just scored another first: a molecular and chemical profile of a distant world’s skies.

Planets can be an anti-aging formula for stars

The team examined systems containing a star orbited by a hot Jupiter.

A newly discovered Earth-like planet have no atmosphere at all

Planets orbiting most common star type may be uninhabitable.

Astronomers observed an unusual Jupiter-like planet orbiting a cool red dwarf star

'Marshmallow' World Orbiting a Cool Red Dwarf Star

Laughing gas in space could mean life

Exoplanet hunters should check for N2O.

For the 1st time, NASA’s JWST captured a direct image of an exoplanet

This is a transformative moment, not only for Webb but also for astronomy generally.

Astronomers discovered an exoplanet that could be covered entirely in water

An extrasolar world covered in water?

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