News articles tagged with "exoplanets"

02/24/2014 14:36:17
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Researchers at Caltech and several other institutions have made the first detection of water in the atmosphere of a Jupiter-mass planet orbiting the nearby star tau Boötis.
01/10/2006 08:00:00
Robert Tindol

In the not-too-distant past, the planet Pluto was thought to be an odd bird in the outer reaches of the solar system because it has a moon, Charon, that was formed much like Earth's own moon was formed. But Pluto is getting a lot of company these days. Of the four largest objects in the Kuiper belt, three have one or more moons.

03/14/2002 08:00:00
Marcus Woo
Postdoc scholar David Charbonneau, to give Watson lecture April 3, 2002.
11/27/2001 08:00:00
Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have made the first direct detection of the atmosphere of a planet orbiting a star outside our solar system and have obtained the first information abou
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