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A ‘super-puff’ planet like no other

Published: 18Jan2021

The core mass of the giant exoplanet WASP-107b is much lower than what was thought necessary to build up the immense gas envelope surrounding giant planets like Jupiter and Saturn, according to a...

Supersonic winds, rocky rains forecasted on lava planet

Published: 3Nov2020

Among the most extreme planets discovered beyond the edges of our solar system are lava planets: fiery hot worlds that circle so close to their host star that some regions are likely oceans of...

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