05 Mar, 2024
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WASP-104b, the darkest planet detected with absorption of more than 99% of light

A team of researchers has made a fascinating discovery about a planet’s ability to absorb 99% of the light that reflects on it. The planet is the question is equivalent to the size of Jupiter located around 466 million light-years away from our planet. Its distinct feature is its blackness where it blocks 99% of […]

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How will NASA’ TESS spacecraft will hunt for exoplanets?

After the colossal amount of time spent on designing, developing, and integrating the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), it was finally launched on April 18, 2018, aboard SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. It is expected to scan over 200,000 brightest or nearest stars in order to capture exoplanets using sophisticated transit technique which it will use […]

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TRAPPIST system with exoplanets could house the “New Earth”: Suggests study

The year 2015 marked the discovery of three rocky planets that were similar to the size of Earth orbiting a dwarf star named Trappist-1. Two years later in the month of February 2017, another four planets were discovered orbiting in a tight pattern around the star. The team behind this discovery was led by a […]

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The number of exoplanets will increase soon: Scientists inform

By using more powerful equipment, the scientists have abled to discover many exoplanets. With this, the space discovery is now increasing rapidly and expanding more and more. This breakthrough has given by the Kepler Space Telescope which gives all the possibility to discover hundreds of billions of exoplanets. It was introduced in this field in […]