Scientists have high hopes from the largest telescope ever deployed in space, the ‘James Webb Space Telescope’. Space agencies around the world are exploring our solar system and aliens are also included in their discoveries. Scientists think that the James Webb Telescope can provide clues to exoplanets that have been expected to have life. A new research has found that the climate of a potentially rocky planet like Earth depends on the amount of land and water present on that planet’s surface and its location. Scientists believe that the help of the James Webb Telescope can be taken to understand the surface of such planets.
of space.com according to Our research shows that the distribution of land on Earth-like planets has a major impact on the climate there, said student Evelyn MacDonald of the Department of Physics at the University of Toronto. Astronomers should seek help from observing these planets with instruments such as the James Webb Space Telescope, to better understand those planets.
McDonald’s led this study. His team used a climate simulation called ExoPlaSim to understand whether the distribution of land on Earth-like planets affects the climate there. Scientists wanted to know how the amount of land, ocean and its location affect the world’s climate.
Scientists think that rocky planets orbiting red dwarf stars that are very close to their stars may have habitable worlds. Such planets are cold and may contain water. However, a lot of research is needed about such planets. For example, the temperature there will be very high, so what conditions can make it habitable.
Significantly, one of the goals of the James Webb Space Telescope is to analyze the atmospheres of the surrounding terrestrial exoplanets. The telescope will also help determine whether any of those planets may be habitable. With its help, scientists will try to understand the surface of those planets. You will know whether the world there is a desert or how likely it is to have an ocean. If scientists are able to find the possibility of life on an exoplanet, then they can get closer to finding an alien world. Exoplanets are called planets that orbit other stars, not our Sun.