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View Full Version : Kepler Finds an Earth-Sized “Gas Giant”



Fraser
2014-Jan-07, 01:40 AM
Gas planets aren’t always bloated, monstrous worlds the size of Jupiter or Saturn — *or larger — they can also apparently be just barely bigger than Earth. This was the discovery announced earlier today*during the*223rd meeting*of the*American Astronomical Society*in Washington, DC, when findings regarding the gassy (but surprisingly small) exoplanet KOI-314c were presented. “This planet […]

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