Scientists find a surprise ingredient in the exoplanet candy mix – sulfur dioxide

A ‘Hot Neptune’ exoplanets has been found to contain sulfur dioxide in its atmosphere – an atmosphere that also erupts into space as the planet orbits the poles of its star in a highly inclined orbit every three and a third days.

The existence of sulfur dioxide in the atmosphere of the exoplanet, named GJ 3470b and located 96 light years BY earthwas shocked when spotted by The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST).

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