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A team of astronomers has discovered a new giant planet that could have twice the mass of Jupiter.
Scientists have successfully measured the masses of approximately 60 exoplanets discovered by the Kepler space telescope – research that will help them determine the composition of these planets and ultimately whether or not they are capable of supporting life.
Detecting exoplanets that orbit at large distances from their star remains a challenge for planet hunters.
Galactic cannibalism brings an exoplanet of extragalactic origin within astronomers' reach.
A team of astronomers from Germany, Bulgaria and Poland have used a completely new technique to find an exotic extrasolar planet.
Astronomers from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and other institutions, using the highly sensitive 10-meter Keck I telescope atop Hawaii's Mauna Kea, have detected an extrasolar planet with a mass just four times that of Earth.
Astronomers have discovered a distant "sun" residing in the constellation Aquila, in what they are calling the smallest known star to host a planet.
Researchers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, Mass have created an "astro-comb" to help astronomers detect lighter planets, more like Earth, around distant stars.
Astronomers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics have discovered a planet somewhat larger and more massive than Neptune orbiting a star 120 light-years from Earth.
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