mei 082012
Why all the hot Jupiters are so lonely

  “Hot Jupiter-type” planets are most likely to be alone in their systems, according to research by a University of Florida astronomer and others. An artists rendering of a hot Jupiter Credit: ESA – C. Carreau This research used information gathered by NASA’s planet-hunting Kepler mission, which uses a 1-meter space telescope to stare constantly at [continue reading]