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    Webb Discovers Quartz Crystals in Exoplanet WASP-17b

    Introduction In an unprecedented breakthrough that is rewriting textbooks and reshaping our understanding of exoplanetary atmospheres, the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has discovered the presence of quartz crystals in the atmosphere of the distant exoplanet WASP-17b. Far from being an arbitrary discovery, the identification of these crystals changes our entire comprehension of cloud composition […]

    TRAPPIST-1 c, the Rocky Exoplanet’s Atmosphere

    TRAPPIST-1 c Atmosphere’s Analysis A team of scientists from around the world used NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope to calculate the amount of heat energy emitted by TRAPPIST-1 c, a rocky exoplanet. The findings indicate that, if there is indeed an atmosphere, it is remarkably tenuous. TRAPPIST-1 c, with a dayside temperature of approximately 380 […]

    LP 791-18 d: Earth-size Exoplanet Unveils Volcanic Activity Beyond Our Solar System

    Astronomers have identified an Earth-size exoplanet, or globe outside our solar system, that may be covered in volcanoes. The planet, known as LP 791-18 d, may have volcanic outbursts as frequently as Jupiter’s moon Io, our solar system’s most volcanically active body. NASA’s TESS, Spitzer Space Telescope, and an array of ground-based observatories were used […]

    MASCARA-4 Exoplanet Sets New Record with Discovery of Heaviest Element!

    The Chinese astronomy team has made a remarkable finding about a planet outside our solar system. In MASCARA-4, an incredibly hot Jupiter, they discovered samarium, the heaviest element ever discovered in the atmosphere of an MASCARA-4 exoplanet. The planet has a temperature in the thousands of degrees and is three times as massive as our […]

    NASA’s Webb Telescope Measures exoplanet TRAPPIST-1 b’s Temperature

    NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has enabled an international team of researchers to determine the temperature of TRAPPIST-1 b, a rocky exoplanet. The measurement of temperature relies on the planet’s emission of thermal energy. It is in the form of infrared light that the Mid-Infrared Instrument (MIRI) of the Webb telescope detected de. The team’s […]

    Cheops shows scorching exoplanet acts like a mirror

    Now, for the first time, scientists have found an exoplanet by Cheops that shines as brightly as Venus. Aside from the Moon, Venus is the biggest thing we can see in the night sky. Its thick layer of clouds returns about 75% of the Sun’s light. On the other hand, Earth only produces about 30% […]

    KOI 4878: Earth-Like Exoplanet Detected by Kepler

    Koi 4878 is one of the most similar exoplanets to the Earth. It was primarily detected by Kepler’s mission. So, let’s have a look at some of the significant features of this planet, and uncover why this planet is most intrigued by the scientists. Location from the Earth: It is located around 1075 light years […]

    Is Exoplanet Koi-3010.01 Potentially Habitable?

    In 2011, the Kepler mission spotted an Exoplanet koi-3010.01 using the transit method. Scientists are really interested in this planet because it shares Earth-like qualities. So, without any delay let’s explore some of the common elements that this exoplanet and our Earth shares! ‘Lyra’ Constellation of Exoplanet koi-3010.01: The red dwarf KOI-3010 is 1,213 light-years […]

    Marshmallow-Like Exoplanet TOI-3757 Unveiled by TESS

    The exoplanet, TOI-3757 b is a gas giant planet that revolves around a K-type star. The mass of this exoplanet is about 0.27 times more than that of Jupiter and therefore it completes one circle around its star in just 3.4 days. If we talk about its distance, then it is located at approximately 0.038 […]

    Can Webb Telescope detect Habitable Exoplanet?

    The habitable exoplanet, SPECULOOS-2c or LP 890-9c, was found in September 2022. It circles its star every 8.5 Earth days at a distance of just 1.7 million miles (2.8 million kilometers), yet its diameter is 40% higher than Earth’s. A Potentially Habitable Exoplanet is Near a Tiny Red Dwarf Star: However, because the red dwarf […]