“Vulcan Planets” – Inside-Out Formation of Super-Earths

Evanston IL (SPX) Feb 04, 2015

NASA’s Kepler telescope has discovered many strange, new worlds. None are stranger than the planetary systems that are commonly seen orbiting very close to their host star. These planets are typically Earth to “super-Earth”-size.

Some of these planets are almost 100 times closer to their star than the Earth is to the Sun, and many of these orbits are much smaller than those of Mercury. The —> Read More Here


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