Tags et Filtres

Résultats de la recherche

2 résultat(s) trouvé(s) Trier par
  1. Gale in an exoplanet's atmosphere


    • Sciences et techniques

    Date de publication:

    25 Juin 2012

    Using the Hubble Space Telescope (NASA/ESA), the astronomers observed important changes in the upper atmosphere of a remote planet. Just after a strong eruption on its host star was observed in the X-rays range, the planet experienced a violent atmospheric escape. It was the first time such detailed observation of variations in the atmosphere of an extrasolar planet was performed; this result contributed to our knowledge of climatic variations and meteorological alterations in extreme conditions.

    Tags associés:

  2. CoRoT’s haul of 25 exoplanets

    Date de publication:

    3 Janvier 2012

    After 5 years in orbit, CNES’s space telescope just keeps on surprising with the quality of its observations. Olivier La Marle, astrophysics programmes coordinator at CNES, reviews its achievements so far.

    Tags associés: