Gas on the Diamond Planet


This month we’d like to extend a huge congratulations to the UCL team, led by our own science lead Giovanna Tinetti who have detected gases in the transiting super-earth planet 55 Cancri e. The planet which was recently renamed ‘Janssen’ by the IAU, is also sometimes called ‘The Diamond Planet’ due to suspected high levels of carbon in its interior. Janssen is … Read More