Space Sparks Episode 2

In this Space Sparks episode, ESA/Hubble summarises an exciting new discovery from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.

For the first time, scientists using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have found evidence of volcanic activity reforming the atmosphere on a rocky planet around a distant star. The planet, GJ 1132 b, has a similar density, size, and age to that of Earth.


Directed by: Bethany Downer and Nico Bartmann
Editing: Nico Bartmann
Web and technical support: Enciso Systems
Written by: Bethany Downer 
Music: STAN DART – Organic Life (Music written and performed by STAN DART)
Footage and photos: ESA/Hubble & NASA, R. Hurt (IPAC/Caltech)

About the Video

Release date:11 March 2021, 15:00
Related releases:heic2104
Duration:01 m 42 s
Frame rate:25 fps

About the Object

Name:GJ 1132 b
Category:Space Sparks

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