By studying white dwarf stars, and finding some of them, well, in a way polluted, astronomers have found that most rocky exoplanets are made of rocks we can’t find anywhere in our Solar System.
For the longest time the only gas giant planets that we knew about were Jupiter and Saturn. But now, in the age of extrasolar planets, astronomers have discovered thousands of gas giants across almost as many star systems. What new discoveries have been made about gas giants, both here in the solar system and across the Milky Way
Time for weekly news. @WSHCrew will discuss about an ultra-hot Jupiter with a 16 hour orbital period, DART, JWST, extracting oxygen from lunar regolith. This week guest is Dr. Stephon Alexander talk about an outsider’s guide to the future of physics
It’s December! Time to catch geminid meteor showers. More with @AwesomeAstroPod skyguide and news round up at #365DaysOfAstro
Scientists have measured the composition of the hot Jupiter exoplanet WASP-77Ab as the first step in creating a catalog of exoplanetary atmospheres.
How do giant planets make diamond rain? Does it really, you know, rain? Where does diamond rain exist?
A proposed mission called CLEoPATRA will look for rogue planets not orbiting any star. Meanwhile, a possible planet has been discovered in the Whirlpool Galaxy and could be the first planet found outside the Milky Way.
Let’s check this month skyguide and news update with @AwesomeAstroPod. Today’s news includes: Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, crazy exoplanets orbits, red and dead galaxies, alien radio signals, and the 1st exoplanet in another galaxy
A planet in another galaxy! That’s one of the news on today weekly space hangout. Listen to all the weekly update here at #365DaysOfAstro
Time weekly news & discussion. Today @WSHCrew discuss with Megan Russell about Volcanism on Venus & Ice on Mars and updates from Perseverance, Europa, Lucy and the discovery of exoplanet by LOFAR.