Wednesday, July 12, 2017

A cosmic barbecue: Researchers spot 60 new 'hot Jupiter' candidates

07/12/2017 10:39 AM EDT

a hot Jupiter at various phases of its orbit

Yale University researchers have identified 60 potential new "hot Jupiters"--highly irradiated worlds that glow like coals on a barbecue grill and are found orbiting only 1% of Sun-like stars.

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