#exoplanet

Nasa begins process of focusing James Webb space telescope

5 months ago — Long Read

Nasa has kicked off its months-long process of focusing the James Webb space telescope. The revolutionary new scope is a an international collaboration led by NASA in partnership with the...

AI can reliably spot molecules on exoplanets – and might one day even discover new laws of physics

6 months ago — Deep Dive

Do you know what the Earth’s atmosphere is made of? You’d probably remember it’s oxygen, and maybe nitrogen. And with a little help from Google you can easily reach a...

Nobel Prize in Physics – How was first exoplanet around a sun-like star discovered?

3 years ago — Quick Read

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded for “contributions to our understanding of the evolution of the universe and Earth’s place in the cosmos”. Half the prize went to...