The solar eclipse on April 8, 2024: a show not to be missed!

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Astrophysicists from across Quebec, gathered at the Center for Research in Astrophysics of Quebec, encourage you to see the solar eclipse on April 8, an astronomical show not to be missed! On that day, tens of…

CRAQ Astrophysicist Finds that Aging Brown Dwarfs Grow Lonely

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This artist’s concept shows a brown dwarf, an object more massive than a planet but smaller than a star. We know that brown dwarfs can have binary companions. But as they age, some of these binary…

Discovery of Water Vapor in Small Exoplanet’s Atmosphere

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With a diameter approximately twice that of Earth, GJ 9827 d could be an example of a planet with a water-rich atmosphere, according to researchers at UdeM. This is an artist’s concept of the exoplanet GJ…

Secrets of a Hot Saturn and its Spotted Star Unlocked by Centre for Research in Astrophysics of Québec Astronomers

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A team of astronomers has unravelled the enigmatic atmosphere of the exoplanet HAT-P-18 b, shedding light on its intriguing blend of gases, clouds, and even the effects of its star’s activity. Leveraging the James Webb Space…