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Fraser
2010-Oct-16, 08:20 PM
A Japanese team of astronomers have reported a strong correlation between the metallicity of dusty protoplanetary disks and their longevity. From this finding they propose that low metallicity stars are much less likely to have planets, including gas giants, due to the shorter lifetime of their protoplanetary disks. (...)Read the rest of Astronomy Without A [...]

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