Posts tagged with "planets"

For article Peering into giant planets from in and out of this world

Peering into giant planets from in and out of this world

July 17, 2014 -  
Lawrence Livermore scientists for the first time have experimentally re-created the conditions that exist deep inside giant planets, such as Jupiter, Uranus and many of the planets recently discovered outside our solar system. Researchers can now re-create and accurately measure material properties...
For article Livermore researchers spy deep into giant gas planets

Livermore researchers spy deep into giant gas planets

March 13, 2014 -  
Using the VUV Free-Electron Laser (FEL) FLASH at Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY) in Hamburg, Germany, Lawrence Livermore researchers were part of a team that took a sneak peek deep into the lower atmospheric layers of giant gas planets such as Jupiter or Saturn. Their observations reveal...
For article Planets around stars are the rule rather than the exception

Planets around stars are the rule rather than the exception

Jan. 12, 2012 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. --There are more exoplanets further away from their parent stars than originally thought, according to new astrophysics research. In a new paper appearing in the Jan. 12 edition of the journal, Nature , astrophysicist Kem Cook as part of an international collaboration, analyzed...