Ukrainian scientist Olga Zakhozhay with the team of astronomers from the MPIA discovered a giant exoplanet around the Sun-like star HD 114082. With an age of only 15 million years, this super-Jupiter is the youngest exoplanet of its kind for which astronomers managed to determine its radius and mass!
- HD 114082 b is currently the youngest known gas giant planet with an established mass and radius, – Olga Zakhozhay, the principal author of the study.
- As a result, it promises to teach astronomers something about the formation of gas giants in general.
- Now a group of astronomers led by Olga Zakhozhay (Max Planck Institute for Astronomy, Heidelberg, Germany and Main Astronomical Observatory, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine) discovered an exoplanet named HD 114082 b with a peculiar set of properties that lets scientists scratch their heads.
Support TechUkraine team here.
- Come Back Alive is one of the largest charitable foundations that supports Ukrainian soldiers, founded by the IT specialist Vitaliy Deynega. The organization collected more than 210 million UAH (more than $7M) in 2014. According to Na chasi, the Patreon page Come Back Alive is in the top ten projects by the number of financial donations.
- MacPaw Development Fund