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Exoplanet Kepler 78b Orbits Its Star in 8,5 Hours


Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, environment, interesting, investigation, research, science, space )

Frans
- 454 days ago - popularmechanics.co.za
Researchers at MIT have discovered an Earth-sized exoplanet named Kepler 78b that whips around its host star in a mere 8,5 hours -- one of the shortest orbital periods ever detected .......



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AniMae Chi (428)
Wednesday August 28, 2013, 10:45 pm
Fascinating, thank you.
 

Natasha Salgado (563)
Thursday August 29, 2013, 9:41 am
Coooool stuff! Thanks Frans
 

caroline s. (79)
Thursday August 29, 2013, 11:15 am
Really fascinating. Thanks for the article!
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (184)
Thursday August 29, 2013, 11:22 am
interesujące
 

Mike M. (56)
Thursday August 29, 2013, 11:30 am
Whoa
 

Patricia H. (454)
Thursday August 29, 2013, 11:32 am
noted
 

Robert O. (12)
Thursday August 29, 2013, 1:16 pm
Thanks Frans!
 

Barbara V. (51)
Thursday August 29, 2013, 1:49 pm
What a neat place to send the Republicans. Then they could do as they please.
 

Aileen P. (34)
Thursday August 29, 2013, 3:07 pm
Thank you.
 

Roger Garin-michaud (105)
Thursday August 29, 2013, 3:25 pm
noted, thanks
 

Birgit W. (150)
Thursday August 29, 2013, 5:28 pm
Neat, thank you.
 

DaleLovesOttawa O. (192)
Thursday August 29, 2013, 8:36 pm
Good idea Barbara V and to make sure that they don't let lonely they can be joined by Canadian con-servatives.
 

DaleLovesOttawa O. (192)
Thursday August 29, 2013, 8:37 pm
Space itself is very fascinating and intriguing and wish I could travel and observe the marvellous sights in space.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday August 30, 2013, 1:45 am
Wow!
 

Freya H. (313)
Friday August 30, 2013, 7:59 am
The extraordinary discoveries are just barely beginning. What we know so far is barely the first letter of a very long and thick encyclopedia.
 
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