The hot-Jupiter WASP-121b has metals such as iron and magnesium flee the host planet due to its weak gravity
Could these worlds be the extreme cousins of gas giant Jupiter?
We find out why one of these exotic planets can’t be found in our Solar System
The results of a collaboration between French astronomers and applied combustion experts have been presented at the European Week of Astronomy and Space Science (EWASS)
There are far more worlds of the hot Jupiter type than expected Messier 67
Astronomers have found many hot Jupiters with water in their atmospheres, but others appear to have none
Astronomers searching for the galaxy’s youngest planets have found compelling evidence for one unlike any other
The phenomenon has only been documented a few times before