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Fraser
2008-Dec-04, 08:40 PM
Three undergraduate students doing a research project discovered an extrasolar planet. The planet is about five times as massive as Jupiter, not all that big as far as previously detected exoplanets go. This is also the first planet discovered orbiting a fast-rotating hot star. The students, Meta de Hoon, Remco van der Burg, and Francis [...]

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trinitree88
2008-Dec-07, 04:03 PM
Three undergraduate students doing a research project discovered an extrasolar planet. The planet is about five times as massive as Jupiter, not all that big as far as previously detected exoplanets go. This is also the first planet discovered orbiting a fast-rotating hot star. The students, Meta de Hoon, Remco van der Burg, and Francis [...]

More... (http://www.universetoday.com/2008/12/04/students-find-exoplanet/)


They should be grinning. Awesome. :lol:pete