20 Oct 2009

New planets

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:19 pm on 20 October 2009

Astronomers have announced a haul of planets found beyond our Solar System. The bounty of 32"exoplanets"ranges in size from 5 times the mass of Earth to 5 -10 times the mass of Jupiter. The find takes the number of known exoplanets to more than 400.