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Study Sheds Light On Planetary Orbital Pile-Ups
2012-03-20 08:32:57

Researchers said they have found why some orbits seen in young solar systems seem to be more popular than others.

2007-09-13 11:00:00

Astronomers have observed neon in disks of dust and gas swirling around sunlike stars for the first time.

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2007-01-08 16:55:00

Gas-giant planets like Jupiter and Saturn form soon after their stars do, according to new research.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.