“This study assesses the impact that ocean circulation has on nutrient cycling, biological productivity & the detectability of life on exoplanets”
A rather crowded neighborhood...
The study suggests that we should start investigating worlds larger than the Earth whose atmospheres are dominated by hydrogen
This ferocious heat vaporizes metals present in the planet
"These technologies are very important, especially for big data sets and especially in the exoplanet field"
They orbit a star just 73 light-years away
This is the largest set of discoveries ever made, increasing the number of distant objects with well-known paths around the sun by 50%
A trip through some of humanity's most spectacular galactic glimpses
As part of the K2 mission - the NASA Kepler telescope's new lease on life
They appear to be “rogue” planets not circling a star in a conventional solar system but roaming free around the far-off galaxy!