Cheops explores mysterious hot mini-Neptunes

Cheops explores mysterious hot mini-Neptunes

ESA’s Cheops exoplanet mission has confirmed the existence of four hot exoplanets orbiting four stars in our Milky Way galaxy. These exoplanets range in size from Earth to Neptune and orbit their stars closer than Mercury to our Sun. These so-called mini-Neptunes are unlike any planet in our Solar System and provide a missing link … Read more