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Astronomers discover 'young Jupiter' exoplanet


August 12, 2015

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An international team of scientists that includes Travis Barman and Katie Morzinski of the University of Arizona has discovered a new exoplanet using the latest planet-hunting tool, the Gemini Planet Imager. The new planet, a gas giant, has much in common with Jupiter but is billions of years younger, offering a rare glimpse at what giant planets look like just after they've formed.Full Story

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