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Astrophile: Hot Jupiters oust their siblings

7 May 2012, 19:00 UTC
Astrophile: Hot Jupiters oust their siblings NASA, ESA, and G. Bacon (STScI); Tiger image: Novastock/Rex Features)
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Like baby birds that push their fellow hatchlings out of the nest, giant exoplanets circling their host stars seem to have suspiciously few neighbours

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