Using Webb, scientists discover carbon dioxide and methane in habitable-zone exoplanet

Published by NASASpaceflight on 09/17/2023 UTC

Using the joint NASA/European Space Agency/Canadian Space Agency James Webb Space Telescope, scientists have discovered the presence of carbon-bearing molecules within the atmosphere of exoplanet K2-18 b. Methane and carbon dioxide are among these carbon-bearing molecules.

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