searching exoplanets

A New Telescope Trio Will Revolutionize the Way We Hunt for Exoplanets

A New Telescope Trio Will Revolutionize the Way We Hunt for Exoplanets

A new facility designed to scan space for exoplanets has just successfully completed its first observation run. The French-led Exoplanets in Transits and their Atmospheres (ExTrA) project is housed at the European Southern Observatory’s (ESO) La Silla Observatory in Chile, and it is funded by the European Research Council and the Agence National de la Recherche in France.