August 19, 2013

ScienceCasts: The Strange Attraction of Hot Jupiters

An exotic class of exoplanets called “hot Jupiters” are even weirder than astronomers imagined. While these worlds may have Earth-like blue skies, new data show that they are anything but Earth-like.

Credit: NASA

[ Read the Article: Nearby Hot Jupiter Analyzed As Part Of Ongoing Exoplanet Search ]

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