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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.

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2007-04-18 13:50:00

Astronomers have laid down the cosmic equivalent of yellow "caution" tape around super hot stars, marking the zones where cooler stars are in danger of having their developing planets blasted away.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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