A new Jovian exoplanet was recently discovered by Dr. Thayne Currie and team, using a one-of-a-kind technique which could forever change the way we hunt exoplanets.
By Johina Maria
Edited by Lauren Koenig
A massive, gaseous planet 16 times the size of Jupiter and located far beyond our solar system was recently detected by scientists using a telescope on the peak of Hawaii’s tallest volcano. The discovery was dubbed a Jovian exoplanet due to its location outside the solar system and its Jupiter-like qualities -- the cloudy planet is enormous and appears to be made of gas.
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