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‘Mega-Earth’ And Doomed Planets Top Today’s Exoplanet Finds

by Elizabeth Howell June 2, 2014

Can you imagine a world that is 17 times as massive as Earth, but still rocky? Or two planets that are doomed to be swallowed up by their parent star in just a blink of astronomical time? While these scenarios sound like science fiction, these are real-life finds released today (June 2) at the American […]

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