Stories tagged: TRAPPIST-1
Mon., June 5, 2017, 2:33 p.m.
The hottest planet ever discovered orbits a massive star so sizzling it burns bluish white. On exoplanet KELT-9b, a gas giant 650 light-years from Earth, temperatures during the day reach …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 11:59 a.m.
A newfound solar system just 39 light years away contains seven warm, rocky, Earthlike planets, scientists say. The discovery, reported Wednesday in the journal Nature, represents the first time astronomers …