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Astronomers Spy Two Planets in Tight Quarters As They Orbit a Distant Star


June 21, 2012

a rising Kepler-36c A research team led by the University of Washington and Harvard University has discovered a bigger version of the Earth locked in an orbital tug-of-war with a much larger, Neptune-sized planet as they orbit very close to each other around the same star. Full Story

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