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Thursday, 25 June 2020 06:15

Discovering an exoplanet the size of Neptune

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Montreal, Canada (SPX) Jun 25, 2020
An exoplanet the size of Neptune has been discovered around the young star AU Microscopii, thanks in part to the work of Jonathan Gagne, a former iREx Banting postdoctoral researcher who is now a scientific advisor at the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium. Astrophysicists have been searching for exoplanets in this system, a unique laboratory for studying planetary formation, for more than a deca

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