Nov 22, 2021
Astronomy Cast Ep. 621: Gas Giants
by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay
For the longest time the only gas giant planets that we knew about were Jupiter and Saturn. But now, in the age of extrasolar planets, astronomers have discovered thousands of gas giants across almost as many star systems. What new discoveries have been made about gas giants, both here in the solar system and across the Milky Way?