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Could TRAPPIST-1's Seven Earth-size Planets Have Gas Giant Siblings

Space Daily Thursday, 7 September 2017
Could TRAPPIST-1's Seven Earth-size Planets Have Gas Giant SiblingsWashington DC (SPX) Sep 07, 2017

New work from a team of Carnegie scientists (and one Carnegie alumnus) asked whether any gas giant planets could potentially orbit TRAPPIST-1 at distances greater than that of the star's seven known planets. If gas giant planets are found in this system's outer edges, it could help scientists understand how our own solar system's gas giants like Jupiter and Saturn formed. Earlier this year
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