As astronomers started to discover planets orbiting other stars, they immediately realized that their expectations would need to be tossed out. Hot jupiters? Pulsars with planets? We’re now decades into this task, and the Universe is continuing to surprise us.
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- A planet that should not exist (unibe.ch)
- 18 New Planets Discovered Orbiting Massive Stars (Astrobio.net)
- Weird planets (Many Worlds)
- Kelt-9b: astronomers discover hottest known giant planet (The Guardian)
- KELT-9b (NASA)
- Super-Earth Orbiting Barnard’s Star (ALMA)
- Surprise! Giant Planet Found Circling Tiny Red Dwarf Star (Space.com)
- TRAPPIST-1 system (trappist.one)
- ALMA Discovers Trio of Infant Planets around Newborn Star (ALMA)