Two planets hotter than lava

Two planets lighter than the Earth! Gilles Fontaine, a professor at the University of Montreal, describes two planets discovered in the course of his research. These two planets, comparable in size to the Earth, are orbiting…

CFBDSIR 2149, a lonely planet

A wandering planet, that is a planet not in orbit around a star, was discovered by a team of researchers from the Université de Montréal and their European colleagues, using data from the Canada-France-Hawaii telescope (CFHT)…

Discovery of a new planetary system

One planet is good, 3 planets is a crowd! A team of Canadian, American and British researchers photographed for the 1st time a distant planetary system similar to our Solar System. The feat was achieved using…