articles tagged: hot jupiter
hey universe, just try to censor this!
# space

hey universe, just try to censor this!

We've seen gas giants orbiting so close to their stars, their atmospheres are being stripped off. COROT-7b may show us what happens at the end of that process.

the wild ride of a fiery menace
# space

the wild ride of a fiery menace

Gas giants with an extremely eccentric orbit seem to have very wild and destructive years...

todays forecast: solar wind and 4,000F
# space

todays forecast: solar wind and 4,000F

Welcome to the truly hellish world of WASP-12b, a planet being eaten by its star.