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Waterworld Discovered in Space

... Well, everything is in space, but I mean outer space! Observations by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have come up with a new class of planet, a waterworld enshrouded by a thick, steamy atmosphere. It's smaller than Uranus but larger than Earth. Zachory Berta of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) and colleagues made the observations of the planet GJ1214b.
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NASA Finds Solaris

United States / Seattle : Slog (3 years ago)

NASA:GJ1214b is a super-Earth orbiting a red dwarf star 40 light-years from Earth. New observations from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope show that it is a waterworld enshrouded by a thick, steamy atmosphere. GJ1214b represents a new t... Read Post

Hubble Reveals a New Class of Extrasolar Planet

Academics / Astronomy : Slacker Astronomy (3 years ago)

Now that’s hot and steamy… –Ben ======================== NASA’s Hubble Reveals a New Class of Extrasolar Planet Observations by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have come up with a new class of planet, a waterworld enshrouded by a thic... Read Post

New class of extrasolar planet

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (3 years ago)

Observations by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have come up with a new class of planet, a waterworld enshrouded by a thick, steamy atmosphere. It’s smaller than Uranus but larger than Earth. Read Post


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