Astronomers Discover Sulfur Dioxide in an Exoplanet Atmosphere
An international team of astronomers have just announced the first detection of sulfur dioxide in an exoplanet atmosphere. The team used the JWST to observe the hot Jupiter WASP-39b four times, making multiple major breakthroughs. This video provides the inside story behind the first results from the JWST Transiting Exoplanet Community Early Release Science Program, highlighting several early career astronomers who made this possible.
DateNovember 22, 2022