By tracking the phases of six exoplanets, astronomers have tracked their daily weather cycles for the first time.
It's as if Titan is getting festive for Hallowe'en -- astronomers have detected a ghostly glow around the the north and south poles of the Saturnian moon that had previously gone undetected. Continue reading →
Mars' dusty atmosphere has surprised scientists. Continue reading →
The European Space Agency's Venus Express orbiter has spotted a very terrestrial phenomenon in the high-altitude cloud cover of Earth's hellish 'sister' world. Continue reading →
Observations by ESA's Venus Express confirm the presence of high-altitude waves kicked up by surface features far below. Continue reading →
Could the stormy atmospheres of exoplanets and brown dwarfs be hothouses for the formation of prebiotic molecules?
NASA's Kepler space telescope has discovered a veritable menagerie of alien worlds orbiting other stars, but this most recent exoplanetary find is perhaps one of the strangest.
Hubble has been used to probe the atmospheres of two exoplanets, revealing that even exotic new worlds have grey days. Continue reading →
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