Posts Tagged ‘uranus’

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.

Friday Science Stories

Friday, October 19th, 2012
UranusKeck

Stormy weather, iron dump and tiger tourism—here are some headlines we didn’t want you to miss this week.

Jumping Jupiter, Batman

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011
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Did our early solar system contain another large planet?

Sideways Uranus

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011
Uranus

Astronomers have possibly discovered why Uranus and its moons have a sideways orbit.

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