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Neptune, Cloud Walking, and Another Gift from the Cosmos! – Part 2

Part 1 NASA’s K2 Finds Newborn Exoplanet Around Young Star K2-33b, shown in this illustration, is one of the youngest exoplanets detected to date. It makes a complete orbit around its star in about five days. – Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech These two characteristics combined provide exciting new directions for planet-formation theories. K2-33b could have formed

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Neptune, Cloud Walking, and Another Gift from the Cosmos! – Part 1

In the midst of writing this yesterday, I broke from my norm and added more. I’ve written several piecesĀ on Neptune already. No surprise. While some of you may moan and groan at this god of the sea, please ignore any winces and whines that may sound as if I don’t adore dear old Nep! It’s

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