Exoplanet

Old stars may be best place for finding alien neighbors

Astronomers peeked into a star's magnetic secrets.

Chandra and Webb combine to solve the mystery of the “Green Monster”

The Green Monster was first spotted in Webb data in April 2023.

International team of astronomers observe changing weather patterns on exoplanet

An international team of astronomers has assembled and reprocessed observations of the exoplanet WASP-121 b that were collected with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope...

A carbon-lite atmosphere could be a sign of habitable planet

The James Webb Space Telescope can detect.

Webb Telescope captures Uranus’ spectacular rings and its moons

The NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope recently trained its sights on unusual and enigmatic Uranus, an ice giant that spins on its side. Webb...

NASA found 17 exoplanets that might have Oceans and Geysers

NASA Finds 17 Planets Outside Our Solar System that Might Have Oceans and Geysers. Scientists think there could be water under the icy surface...

Webb’s study shows rocky planets form in harsh conditions

These are the first results from the eXtreme UV Environments (XUE) James Webb Space Telescope programme.

ESA’s Cheops mission unlocked a rare star system with six exoplanets

The discovery is particularly valuable.

Hazy skies unveiled: Scientists simulate conditions on water-rich exoplanets

Alien haze, cooked in a lab, clears view to distant water worlds.

Evidence of potential salt glaciers on planet Mercury

Unveiling mercury’s geological mysteries.

Hubble measured the size of the nearest Earth-sized exoplanet

This alignment, called a transit, opens the door to follow-on studies.

Hubble measures the size of the nearest Earth-sized exoplanet

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has measured the size of the nearest Earth-sized exoplanet that passes across the face of a neighbouring star. This...

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