Archive: 15/11/2011

Exploring the atmosphere of exoplanet WASP-14b

First discovered in 2008, WASP 14b is an interesting exoplanet. It is roughly seven times as massive as Jupiter, but only 30% larger, making it among the densest known exoplanets. Recently, it was the target of observations ...

dateNov 15, 2011 in Astronomy
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Testing the world's English

Language testing affects the lives of millions of people every year. The Cambridge English qualifications, produced by the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations and taken by more than 3.3 million people worldwide annually, ...

dateNov 15, 2011 in Social Sciences
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The water reservoir in a young planetary system

( -- Astronomers once thought that the process of star formation was more-or-less controlled by the simple coalescence of material by gravity, leading eventually to a new star. But they have come to realize that ...

dateNov 15, 2011 in Astronomy
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