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Discovery Of “Rogue” Planet Widens Research Into Distant Worlds

5 years ago

We traditionally think of planets as objects that orbit a star. But that long-held conviction has become increasingly outdated and can now be officially discarded after the discovery of a planetary-mass object beyond the Solar System. On August 2, researchers at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory announced that an unusual object labeled SIMP J01365663+093347 is […]