rogue planets

A ‘Forbidden’ exoplanet has been found in the ‘Neptunian Desert’

A ‘Forbidden’ exoplanet has been found in the ‘Neptunian Desert’

A Neptunian exoplanet has been found in what should be a ‘Neptunian Desert’ by telescopes run by an international collaboration of astronomers. The planet might actually be a rogue planet

Planets Could Travel Along With Rogue 'Hypervelocity' Stars, Spreading Life Throughout The Universe

Planets Could Travel Along With Rogue 'Hypervelocity' Stars, Spreading Life Throughout The Universe

Back in 1988, astronomer Jack Hills predicted a type of “rogue”star might exist that is not bound to any particular galaxy. These stars, he reasoned, were periodically ejected from their host galaxy by some sort of mechanism to begin traveling through interstellar space.