Daily Archives: June 14, 2012

Small Planets Don’t Need ‘Heavy Metal’ Stars to Form – NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

June 15, 2012 – “Earth’s” Are Every Where:  The formation of small worlds like Earth previously was thought to occur mostly around stars rich in heavy elements such as iron and silicon. However, new ground-based observations, combined with data collected … Continue reading

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