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A Doomed World, Spiraling to Destruction

Kepler-1658 b, KOI-4.01, is a “hot Jupiter”. In another 2,500,000 years, give or take a bit, it won’t be there any more. That makes it a hot subject for scientists: literally and figuratively. Kepler-1658 b is also the the Kepler … Continue reading

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Exoplanets, Air, and the Marshmallow Planet

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) took that image of Jupiter, its rings and moons, a few months back. Aside from being, as one of my daughter’s noted, “shiny,” the picture gives scientists a new look at the Solar System’s … Continue reading

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Exoplanets, Iron, Evolution and Strange Geochemistry

Science stories and topics have been piling up in my ‘to do’ list for more than a year. This week, I’m catching up on what we’re learning about life here on Earth; and developments in the ongoing search for extraterrestrial … Continue reading

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