Hot jupiter

New warm Jupiter alien world discovered

The newfound exoplanet, designated TOI-677 b, is about 20 percent bigger and more massive than Jupiter.

Hubble uncovers a heavy metal exoplanet shaped like a football

Observations by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope reveal magnesium and iron gas streaming from the heavy metal exoplanet known as WASP-121b.

Cooking up alien atmospheres on earth

NASA's JPL scientists are recreating conditions that found in the atmospheres of a special class of exoplanets called 'hot Jupiters' using a high-temperature "oven"...

Kepler’s first planet candidate confirmed, 10 years later

In February 2019, Ashley Chontos, a graduate student of University of Hawaii’s Institute for Astronomy, confirmed the existence of a massive hot Jupiter Kepler-1658b...

Giant planets around young star raise questions about how planets form

Specialists have distinguished a young star with four Jupiter and Saturn-sized planets orbiting around it. It is the first event when that such a...

Scientists Discovered New Twin Planets that could Solve Puffy Planet Mystery

How did the largest planets get to be so large? Scientists at the University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy have recently discovered twin planets that...