Kepler Mission Discovery –“Most Planetary Systems Have a Different Formation Than Our Solar System”

    An international research team led by Université de Montréal astrophysicist Lauren Weiss has discovered that exoplanets orbiting the same star tend to have similar sizes and a regular orbital spacing. This pattern, revealed by new W. M. Keck Observatory observations of planetary systems discovered by the Kepler Telescope, could suggest that most planetary … Continue reading Kepler Mission Discovery –“Most Planetary Systems Have a Different Formation Than Our Solar System”