exoplanets

Artist's conceptual picture of phosphine in the atmosphere of Venus.

To confirm life on other planets, we need to detect far more molecules in their atmospheres than we currently do to rule out non-biological chemical processes.

Artist's impression of the rocky terrain and lava rivers on the surface of Gliese 486b

A rocky planet discovered in the Virgo constellation could change how we look for life in the universe.

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The successful launch of NASA’s planet-hunting satellite TESS will allow UNSW scientists to study the properties of nearby stars from their internal ringing sounds.