Researchers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), have for the first time, achieved a precise size measurement of small dust particles around a young star through radio-wave polarization. ALMA's high ...
Dec 05, 2016 in Astronomy
Timing the shadow of a potentially habitable extrasolar planet paves the way to search for alien life
A group of researchers from the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ), the University of Tokyo, and the Astrobiology Center among others has observed the transit of a potentially Earth-like extrasolar planet known ...
Nov 28, 2016 in Astronomy