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Gepubliceerd op 19-05-2011

Free-Floating Planets May Be More Common Than Stars

May 18, 2011:  Astronomers have discovered a new class of Jupiter-sized planets floating alone in the dark of space, away from the light of a star. The team believes these lone worlds are probably outcasts from developing planetary systems and, moreover, they could be twice as numerous as the stars themselves.

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