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A compact system of super-Earths & mini-Neptunes

Posted on Jul 26, 2016 in Orbital Dynamics, Research, Star & Planet Formation | 0 comments

Incoming Penn State graduate student, Mariah MacDonald, is first-author of a new study of the Kepler-80 planetary system. Read more at...

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Four synchronized planets reveal clues to how planets form

Posted on May 11, 2016 in Exoplanet & Brown Dwarf Surveys, News, Orbital Dynamics, Research, Star & Planet Formation, Statistical Methodology & Data Analysis | 0 comments

The search for planets orbiting other stars in our galaxy has revealed an extraordinary family of planets whose orbits are so carefully...

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CEHW astronomers measure the mass of 10 small exoplanets

Posted on Mar 22, 2016 in Exoplanet & Brown Dwarf Surveys, News, Orbital Dynamics, Statistical Methodology & Data Analysis | 0 comments

Astronomers at the Center for Exoplanets and Habitable Worlds have measured the masses of ten small exoplanets, a big boost to the number...

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The mass of the Mars-sized exoplanet, Kepler-138b

Posted on Jun 17, 2015 in Exoplanet & Brown Dwarf Surveys, News, Orbital Dynamics, Research, Statistical Methodology & Data Analysis | 0 comments

A First: Exoplanet smaller than Earth gets its size and mass measured A team of astronomers has measured the mass and size of the smallest...

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Solved: Mysteries of a Nearby Planetary System’s Dynamics

Posted on Apr 22, 2014 in Exoplanet & Brown Dwarf Surveys, Orbital Dynamics, Research, Statistical Methodology & Data Analysis | 0 comments

Mysteries of one of the most fascinating nearby planetary systems now have been solved… Read more at the PSU press release or...

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WISE Satellite Finds No Evidence for Planet X in Survey of the Sky

Posted on Mar 7, 2014 in Exoplanet & Brown Dwarf Surveys, Orbital Dynamics, Research | 0 comments

After searching hundreds of millions of objects across the sky, NASA’s Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) has turned up no...

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Asteroid Named for Two Penn State Students

Posted on Feb 14, 2014 in Orbital Dynamics, Our Solar System, Research | 0 comments

An asteroid that orbits the Sun every 4.83 years has been named for two students at Penn State’s University Park Campus.  Read more...

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