View Full Version : Rocky World COROT-7b Rains Rocks

2009-Oct-01, 11:00 PM
If any creature lives on COROT-7b, the recently confirmed rocky exoplanet, they might think the sky is falling. This planet is close enough to its star that its "day-face" is hot enough to melt rock, and according to models by scientists at Washington University in St. Louis, COROT-7b's atmosphere is made up of [...]

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