NASA’s TESS Mission Finds Its Smallest Planet Yet

NASA’s TESS Mission Finds Its Smallest Planet Yet

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NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has discovered a world between the sizes of Mars and Earth orbiting a bright, cool, nearby star. The planet, called L 98-59b, marks the tiniest discovered by TESS to date.

Two other worlds orbit the same star. While all three planets’ sizes are known, further study with...

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