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New Ultradense Planet Found; Astronomers Baffled


Science & Tech  (tags: New, Ultradense, Planet Found, Astronomers, Baffled )

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- 909 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
A newly discovered planet 4,000 light-years away is just too dense. Dubbed CoRoT-20b, the planet is thought to be a gas giant about four-fifths the size of Jupiter and orbits close to a sunlike star. Despite the new planet's relatively diminutive size,



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Sue H. (7)
Thursday February 23, 2012, 4:59 pm
Very cool. I love it when something defies current theory.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday February 23, 2012, 5:05 pm
life has value beyond measure
Peace and Love
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Thursday February 23, 2012, 7:02 pm
Thanks for this article.
 

Quanta Kiran (65)
Friday February 24, 2012, 2:08 am
Thanks.
 

Freya H. (303)
Friday February 24, 2012, 7:44 pm
The Universe is not only weirder than we imagine, it is weirder than we can imagine.
 

William K. (328)
Friday February 24, 2012, 11:51 pm
Thanks for the article.
 

KS Goh (0)
Saturday February 25, 2012, 12:21 am
Thanks for the article.
 
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