Science in a Minute 120718 Helium Found Escaping the Atmosphere of an Exoplanet

December 10, 2018 02:13 PM
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A group of scientists say that they have found an abundance of helium escaping the upper atmosphere of an exoplanet some 124 light years from Earth. The scientists say the exoplanet and its atmosphere resembles an inflated balloon.