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Discovering 'Hot Planet'

 

June 8, 2017

COURTESY Ohio State University

This artist's rendering shows KELT-9b (red) and its larger host star, KELT 9. Hannah Jang-Condell, a UW assistant professor of physics and astronomy, contributed data to a paper, titled "A Giant Planet Undergoing Extreme Ultraviolet Irradiation By its Hot Massive-Star Host," that appears in the June 5 issue of "Nature." Read the story in Thursday's Daily News.



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