Neptune-sized planet may be remnant core of a much larger planet.
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Discovery made through the Disk Detective project could help the search for new planets.
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The primary objective of CHEOPS is to better understand the planets that we’ve already found. And its mission is now in full swing.
May 27, 2020 • ~6 min
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When searching for extraterrestrial life, astronomers may want to look at planets with hydrogen-rich atmospheres.
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New research expands the pool of habitable worlds to include super-Earths with hydrogen-rich atmospheres.
May 4, 2020 • ~8 min
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Has the Sun entered a stage of old age?
April 30, 2020 • ~6 min
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"We don't only look at other planets to know what's out there. It's also a way for us to learn things about the planet that's under our own feet."
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Astronomers have found an exoplanet more than twice the size of Earth to be potentially habitable, opening the search for life to planets significantly larger than Earth but smaller than Neptune.
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