May 30, 2024

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Hundreds of mysterious “rogue” planets discovered by the James Webb Telescope may finally have an explanation

Hundreds of mysterious “rogue” planets discovered by the James Webb Telescope may finally have an explanation

The mystery behind the hundreds of strange, floating planets discovered… James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) may be a step closer to a solution.

Many “rogue” planets that lack a parent star lurk in the universe. These free-floating planets (FFPs), including pairs of Jupiter-sized worlds orbiting each other, are mysterious to scientists. But a new study likely rules out one way so-called Jupiter-mass binary objects (JuMBOs) could exist.