31st Oct 2017 - Monster planet discovery challenges formation theory

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A giant planet – the existence of which was previously thought extremely unlikely – has been discovered by an international collaboration of astronomers, including Queen’s University Belfast researchers.

Period31 Oct 2017

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Media coverage

  • TitleMonster planet discovery challenges formation theory
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletQUB press releease, picked up by national and international press
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date31/10/2017
    DescriptionA giant planet – the existence of which was previously thought extremely unlikely – has been discovered by an international collaboration of astronomers, including Queen’s University Belfast researchers.
    URLwww.qub.ac.uk/News/Allnews/Monsterplanetdiscoverychallengesformationtheory.html
    PersonsKatja Poppenhaeger, Christopher Watson