Latest Hot Jupiters Stories

2009-08-12 15:30:00

A team of scientists has found a new planet which orbits the wrong way around its host star.

2009-08-06 18:20:00

NASA's new exoplanet-hunting Kepler space telescope has detected the atmosphere of a known giant gas planet, demonstrating the telescope's extraordinary scientific capabilities. The discovery will be published Friday in the journal Science.

2009-06-01 11:25:00

Astronomers have discovered a distant "sun" residing in the constellation Aquila, in what they are calling the smallest known star to host a planet.

2009-05-28 14:28:51

The U.S.

2009-04-21 10:08:41

A team of astronomers from University College London (UCL), including undergraduate students, have discovered that an exotic world passes directly in front of the Sun-like star it orbits, revealing for the first time that it is about the same size as Jupiter.

2009-02-03 09:35:00

The CoRoT satellite has discovered a planet only twice as large as the Earth orbiting a star slightly smaller than the Sun. It is the smallest extrasolar planet (planet outside our solar system) whose radius has ever been measured.

2009-01-28 14:15:00

Astronomers have discovered a planet that goes through phases of intense global warming within a matter of hours.

2009-01-14 15:50:41

Two independent groups have simultaneously made the first-ever ground-based detection of extrasolar planets thermal emissions.

2008-12-10 14:36:29

The U.S.

2008-12-09 12:56:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has discovered carbon dioxide in the atmosphere of a planet orbiting another star.

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