Today’s Spotlight features an image, courtesy of NASA and edited by Jose-Luis Olivares, of exoplanet Kepler-7 b.
Meteorologists sometimes struggle to accurately predict the weather here on Earth, but now we can find out how cloudy it is on planets outside our solar system, thanks to researchers at MIT.
In a paper to be published in the Astrophysical Journal
, researchers in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences at MIT describe a technique to analyze data from NASA’s Kepler space observatory to determine the type of clouds on planets that orbit other stars, known as exoplanets.
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