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A ‘hot Jupiter’ with unusual winds

Published: 22Jan2018

The hottest point on a gaseous planet near a distant star isn’t where astrophysicists expected it to be – a discovery that challenges scientists’ understanding of the many planets of this type...

NASA's Hubble Captures Blistering Pitch-Black Planet

Published: 14Sep2017

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has observed a planet outside our solar system that looks as black as fresh asphalt because it eats light rather than reflecting it back into space. This light-eating...

Nearing the limits of life on Earth

Published: 19Jan2016

By Katherine Gombay, McGill Newsroom Failure to find active microbes in coldest Antarctic soils has implications for search for life on Mars

Nearing the limits of life on Earth

Published: 19Jan2016

Failure to find active microbes in coldest Antarctic soils has implications for search for life on Mars...

Expert: NASA News Conference on exoplanet (Feb. 22, 2017)

Published: 22Feb2017

NASA will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 22, to present new findings on planets that orbit stars other than our sun, known as exoplanets. The event will air live on NASA...

Rare galaxy found furiously burning fuel for stars

Published: 23Apr2013

Astronomers have found a galaxy turning gas into stars with almost 100 percent efficiency, a rare phase of galaxy evolution that is the most extreme yet observed. The findings come from the IRAM...

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