Mark Swain

Mar. 21, 2008

Sensing the Atmosphere of Distant Planets

Scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope have been able to detect the chemical signature of methane in the atmosphere of a planet orbiting a star 63 light-years away.

exoplanets, astrobiology, methane, astronomy

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