Astrophysicists have discovered a bizarre planet with clouds of sand over 200 light years away. Continue reading Welcome to the planet with clouds made of sand
In 250 million years, the continents will combine to form Pangaea Ultima, dramatically altering Earth’s climate. Continue reading Pangaea 2.0 may drive mammals to extinction
A team of international astronomers have identified the smallest free-floating “rogue” planet observed to date. Continue reading Going Rogue in Space
Since the first exoplanet discovery in the 1990s, scientists have learned of the diverse and abundant nature of exoplanets, having now found more than 3700. With such a large and disparate sample set, ESA (European Space Agency) has set its sights on learning how these planets form and what their chemistry is like. A new telescope, or ‘mission’, ARIEL (Atmospheric Remote-sensing Infrared Exoplanet Large-survey), has … Continue reading ARIEL: Exploring strange new worlds and boldly observing what no telescope has observed before.