Water Discovered On Jupiter-Sized Exoplanet

Zoe Mintzibtimes.comFebruary 25, 2014 A planet the size of Jupiter outside our solar system contains water, a new study suggests. The findings, published in The Astrophysical Journal Letters, describes how a new technique detected water on a planet orbiting the nearby star, Tau Boötis. While water has been detected on a handful of other planets, this study is the first to use the radial velocity technique, which allowed researches to study the molecules that make up the planet’s

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