Nature magazine is publishing today a surprising study about the giant, ultra-hot planet WASP-76b in which researchers from the Instituto de Astrofísica de...
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PublicationThe Habitability of GJ 357D: Possible Climate and Observability
The GJ 357 system harbors three planets orbiting a bright, nearby M2.5V star at 9.44 pc. The innermost planet, GJ 357b (TOI-562.01), is a hot transiting Earth...
PublicationDetection of Ionized Calcium in the Atmosphere of the Ultra-hot Jupiter KELT-9b
With a dayside temperature in excess of 4500 K, comparable to a mid-K-type star, KELT-9b is the hottest planet known. Its extreme temperature makes KELT-9b a...
NewsMARK MARLEY: “One great challenge when studying planetary atmospheres is clouds, which both brown dwarfs and extrasolar planets have”
Our planet becomes too small for some scientists, therefore they dedicate their lives to study other worlds much larger than Earth and those that are so massive...