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An international group of astronomers is the first to measure the passing of a super-Earth exoplanet in front of a bright, nearby Sun-like star using a ground based telescope.
Mysteries of one of the most fascinating nearby planetary systems now have been solved
What was believed to be the first-ever discovered planet to be comprised largely of diamond most likely does not have a high content of the precious mineral after all.
One nearby super-Earth planet could have a lot more "bling" on it than our planet, because astronomers say it maybe a diamond planet.
Light from a "super-Earth" planet that lies beyond our solar system has been detected for the first time by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.
The study of the photospheric stellar abundances of the planet-host stars is the key to understanding how protoplanets form, as well as which protoplanetary clouds evolve planets and which do not.
A group of astronomers recently spotted an exoplanetary eclipse of a star to reveal a "super-Earth."
An international team of astronomers have revealed details of a "super-exotic" exoplanet that would make the planet Pandora in the movie Avatar pale in comparison.
Astronomers are reporting today the discovery of a planetary system way out of tilt, where the orbits of two planets are at a steep angle to each other.
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