Spitzer • November 22nd, 2022
In a tale of cosmic proportions, the region is being transformed by the massive stars that live and die within it.
Spitzer • October 11th, 2022
GJ 1252 b, a rocky, terrestrial "super-Earth" discovered in 2020, has been given a closer look and astronomers have found that the exoplanet could have a very minimal atmosphere...
Spitzer • July 7th, 2022
A new study using archival observations by the now-retired Spitzer Space Telescope found a common trait among distant worlds where the exotic clouds form.
Spitzer • April 11th, 2022
New research led by space scientists at the University of Leicester has revealed how temperatures in Neptune’s atmosphere have unexpectedly fluctuated over the past two decades.
Spitzer • March 18th, 2022
Major smashups between rocky bodies shaped our solar system. Observations of a similar crash give clues about how frequent these events are around other stars.
Spitzer • February 22nd, 2022
Five years ago, astronomers revealed a spectacular collection of other worlds: the TRAPPIST-1 system.
Spitzer • January 13th, 2022
The infrared observatory may help answer questions about planets outside our solar system, or exoplanets, including how they form and what drives weather in their atmospheres.
Spitzer • October 25th, 2021
Just like clouds on Earth, clouds of gas and dust in space can sometimes resemble familiar objects, or even popular movie creatures.
Spitzer • August 31st, 2021
Brown dwarfs aren’t quite stars and aren’t quite planets, and a new study suggests there might be more of them lurking in our galaxy than scientists previously thought.