View Full Version : Blocking Light Sheds New Light on Exoplanet Atmospheres

2013-May-16, 08:30 PM
Exoplanets are uncanny. Some seem to have walked directly out of the best science-fiction movies.*For example, we’ve discovered a planet consisting purely of water (GJ 1214b) and one with two suns (Kepler 16b). Some planets nearly scrape their host stars once every orbit, while others exist in darkness without a host star at all. The [...]

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