Astronomers Prepare Weather Reports for Jupiter-Sized Exoplanets

Astronomers using data collected by NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope have found evidence of daily weather cycles on fourteen extrasolar gas giants. “We determined the weather on these alien worlds (Kepler-5b, -6b, -7b, -8b, -10b, -12b, -41b, -43b, -76b, -91b, -412b, TrES-2b, HAT-P-7b and KOI-13b) by measuring changes as the planets circle their host stars, and [...] —> Read More