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James Webb telescope captures ‘Super-Jupiter’ : 5 GK & Current Affairs Facts

Recently, the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) captured its first image of an exoplanet at, or planet outside the Solar System. Facts About the HIP 65426 b Exoplanet The captured exoplanet is named HIP 65426 b and is about six to 12 times the mass of Jupiter. It was first discovered in 2017 using the ..




The researchers at University of Warwick in UK discover a rogue exoplanet

The researchers at the University of Warwick in the UK have discovered a rogue exoplanet – NGTS-4b – with its own atmosphere in the Neptunian Desert. The Neptunian Desert is the region close to stars where no Neptune-sized planets are found. This area receives strong irradiation from the star, meaning the planets do not retain ..


MIT student creates an Algorithm that made first Black hole image

Computer scientist Katie Bouman, who is still a graduate student at MIT has developed the algorithm to create the first image ever of a black hole. Katie has named the algorithm ‘CHIRP’ (Continuous High-resolution Image Reconstruction using Patch priors) which was needed to gather data from 8 radio telescopes across the world working under Event Horizon ..