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Underreported: New Planet Forming?

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Scientists may be closer to understanding how new planets form. Astrophysicist Ben Oppenheimer of the American Museum of Natural History and his colleagues at the Lyot Project have put together an image of material that seems to be coalescing into either a planet or a brown dwarf (which is an object with mass that neither a star nor a planet).

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Franck Rougier from UES

Where are the pictures?

The Lopate Show responds: You can see the pictures by clicking on the link where it says "Lyot Project" in red.

Apr. 17 2008 01:42 PM

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