Exoplanets: Ultra-hot gas giant orbits its star once every 16 hours

The second hottest planet ever found is being pulled into its star faster than any planet we have seen before Space 30 November 2021 By Jonathan O’Callaghan Artist’s impression of a hot planet transiting in front of its parent star ESA/ATG medialab, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO A gas giant exoplanet has been found that orbits … Read more

Scientists Observed This Ghostly Galaxy For 40 Hours And Couldn’t Find Any Dark Matter

A new discovery has deepened the mystery of galaxies without dark matter. In a galaxy named AGC 114905, 250 million light-years away, astronomers could find no trace of the mysterious stuff, even after 40 hours of detailed observation and subsequent analysis.   The result, to be published in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical … Read more