Telescope observations spy a gas high in the atmosphere of Venus that on Earth is made by microbes.Read more
A teenage intern at Nasa has found a new planet after just three days there. It was on his first assignment to examine variations in star brightness captured by Nasa's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite that 17-year-old Wolf Cukier discovered the planet which is 6.9 times larger than Earth. Wolf Cukier told us about his discovery. (Picture: Wolf Cukier. Credit: Ben Cukier)
Didier Queloz, who won this year's Physics Nobel, is chair of the science team behind the Cheops telescope.