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A Dynamic Duo Of Alien “Oddballs” May Solve The Puffy Planet Puzzle

    A Dynamic Duo Of Alien “Oddballs” May Solve The Puffy Planet Puzzle By Judith E Braffman-Miller Hot Jupiters are wacky Wonder Worlds that cling closely to their parent-stars in incredibly speedy, roasting orbits. These bewitching behemoths are gas giant exoplanets with orbital periods that are less than 10 days long, and their extremely hot orbits around their roiling,…

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The Strange Case Of The Searing-Hot, Light-Eating Planet

The Strange Case Of The Searing-Hot, Light-Eating Planet By Judith E Braffman-Miller There are some very weird “oddball” planets that dwell within the distant families of stars beyond our Sun–and they are mysterious and enchanting Wonderland worlds that are unlike the familiar major planets that circle our own Star. WASP-12b is just such a strange alien world. Searing-hot and as…

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