Astronomers uncover mysterious origins of ‘super-Earths’

Published: 10 February 2021

Mini-Neptunes and super-Earths up to four times the size of our own are the most common exoplanets orbiting stars beyond our solar system. Until now, super-Earths were thought to be the rocky cores...

A ‘super-puff’ planet like no other

Published: 18 January 2021

The core mass of the giant exoplanet WASP-107b is much lower than what was thought necessary to build up the immense gas envelope surrounding giant planets like Jupiter and Saturn, according to a...

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