fbpx
Connect with us

News

‘Hell’ Discovered: Scientists Found A Planet That Rains Rocks & Oceans Are Made Of Lava

Published

57Dbe72F 9F35 4212 A169 5Add8A57F107
For illustrative purposes | Source: CBS News & Inverse

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

The bizarre extreme settings of this planet sounds like a biblical tale!

Scientists has recently found a scorchingly hot planet located some hundreds of light-years away from Earth where its oceans are made out of molten lava, winds reach supersonic speeds and rain is made out of rocks. They have since referred to this bizarre planet as one of the most extreme ever discovered.

Published in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 499, Issue 4, scientists from McGill University, York University and the Indian Institute of Science Education named the hellish planet ‘K2-141b’. Its size, which is similar to Earth appears to have a surface, ocean and atmosphere all made out of rocks.

35Ce674B Aedc 4380 A9E1 349E8A3664Be

A graphic representation of k2-114b.

K2-141b orbits its star at such a close proximity that much of it is composed of flowing lava oceans. Furthermore, due to the close proximity of its sun, the planet’s daylight is always experienced by the same approximately 66.6% of its surface, reaching up to 2900 degrees celsius temperature. This is because the gravitational pull of its sun locks the planet into place, meaning the same side always faces the sun.

Meanwhile, the permanent dark side of the planet is extremely cold, reaching temperature as low as -165 degree celsius.

F425Ef6E 90B0 40C4 Ab4A 519Eba219C4F

For illustrative purposes only

What an intriguing planet to study. It just goes to show that as bad as 2020 has been to us, thankfully our planet is not as bad as K2-141b. Let’s cherish life and seize the day!

 

Also read: Nokia Will Be Building The First 4G Network On The Moon

Pjimage 5 1

Source: CBS News
Source: Inverse


Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.



Just In

Pm Shirt Pm Shirt
News17 hours ago

“That’s my salary for 3 months,” Netizens React To This RM6900 Burberry Shirt That The PM Wears

Netizens are talking about Malaysia’s prime minister Ismail Sabri’s shirt again, this time, it’s an RM6,900 red shirt from Burberry....

Feat Image Largest Subsidies Feat Image Largest Subsidies
News17 hours ago

Finance Minister: Govt To Give RM77.3 Billion In Subsidies For The Rakyat This Year, Largest In History

Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz has revealed that the projected consumption subsidy expenditure so far for 2022...

Subs Ft Subs Ft
News17 hours ago

“Do not remove subsidy or we will take it to the streets,” IIUM & UM Student Unions To The Govt

In a joint statement, the IIUM Student Union and University Malaya Students’ Union urge the government to eliminate the action...

Feat Image Govt Remain Subsidies Feat Image Govt Remain Subsidies
News2 days ago

PM: Electricity, Water Tariffs in Peninsula M’sia Unchanged, Price Ceiling For Chickens Won’t Be Abolished

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob has announced that the government will track back its decisions and will not...

My Post 100 My Post 100
News3 days ago

KJ: New Wave Of Covid-19 Coming Sooner Than We Thought

Malaysia is expected to face a new wave of Covid-19 sooner than we all think, sooner than the two or...

Ft Hashim Ft Hashim
News3 days ago

HR Ministry: Employees Can Apply For Flexible Work Arrangements Starting From Sept 1

The Covid-19 pandemic has proven that working from home (WFH) is doable. During the height of the crisis, the government...

Collage 23 1 Collage 23 1
News3 days ago

“Gov’t Ministers’ Salaries Should Be Cut 20%,” Says Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz

Malaysians know that the Ministers in the country earn at least five figures in a month, and that is A LOT more...

Collage 21 1 Collage 21 1
News4 days ago

Kelantan Man Attempts Suicide But Changes His Mind When His Family Brings Over Lunchbox

Times are tough are there are tons of reasons that may trigger a person to end their life, but it...

Announcement

Latest Videos



TRENDING TODAY