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Probing Mystery of Migrating ‘Hot Jupiters’

Investigating the Mystery of Migrating 'Hot Jupiters' Simulated Atmosphere of a Hot Gas Giant HD 80606b Light Curve The turbulent atmosphere of a hot, gaseous planet known as HD 80606b is shown in this simulation based on data from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

The turbulent atmosphere of a hot, gaseous planet known as HD 80606b is shown in this simulation based on data from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech The last decade has seen a bonanza of exoplanet discoveries. Nearly 2,000 exoplanets — planets outside our solar system — have been confirmed so far, and more than 5,000 candidate exoplanets have ...

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