Tag: Dr. Grant M. Kennedy

Scientists Discover Three Extrasolar Comets around Beta Pictoris

Scientists Discover Three Extrasolar Comets around Beta Pictoris

Researchers from the University of Innsbruck analyzed the data from the TESS mission of NASA and found some orbiting comets around Beta Pictoris, a nearby star outside our solar system. Although the primary goal of TESS is to find exoplanets, it does have the potential to locate smaller objects and the latest observation of extrasolar…

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Double Star System Flipped its Planet-Forming Disc into Pole Position

Double Star System Flipped its Planet-Forming Disc into Pole Position

Astronomers have finally found a double star system that has flipped its surrounding disc beyond the orbital plane of its stars. According to the latest research published in the journal ‘Nature Astronomy’, an international team of astronomers used the Atacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array (ALMA) to locate a double star system that has flipped its planet-forming…

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