Latest Fomalhaut b Stories
According to newly released images from the Hubble Space Telescope, a vast debris belt circling around a nearby star is wider than scientists believe, and the unusual orbit of a planet traveling around that star could be to blame.
In a new study, researchers have taken another look at Hubble images from 2004 and 2006, and are now reaffirming that Fomalhaut b is indeed a “massive planet”. The study's lead author Dr. Thayne Currie recently talked with redOrbit about bringing Fomalhaut b back from the dead.
A new study suggests that the nearby star Fomalhaut hosts a massive "zombie" exoplanet that was previously thought to not exist, but is back from the dead.
Astronomers have made a breakthrough discovery in understanding a nearby planetary system, giving clues about how these systems form and evolve.
A picture is worth a thousand words, or so University of California, Berkeley, astronomer Paul Kalas found out when he published a Hubble Space Telescope image of a Jupiter-sized planet orbiting the star Fomalhaut.
There might be one hundred billion Earth-like planets in our galaxy, US scientists announced at a recent press conference.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has taken the first visible-light snapshot of a planet circling another star.
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