Posts Tagged ‘gas giant’

Clingy Gas Giants

Thursday, July 11th, 2013
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A specific type of planet has proven elusive: a planet orbiting at a considerable distance from its parent star.

Lonely Hot Jupiters

Thursday, May 31st, 2012
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Perhaps our solar system is rarer than we thought.

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