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Absence of a thick atmosphere on the terrestrial exoplanet LHS 3844b

Nature News - Mon 19 Aug 19

Nature, Published online: 19 August 2019; doi:10.1038/s41586-019-1497-4Phase curve measurements for the small (1.3 Earth radii) terrestrial exoplanet LHS 3844b show absence ...

Jupiter May Have Been Hit by a Massive Proto-Planet Long Ago

Discover Magazine - Thu 15 Aug 19

A massive planet slamming into Jupiter in its infancy could create the fuzzy core that astronomers observe in the gas giant today. (Credit: K. Suda & Y. Akimoto/Mabuchi Design Office/Astrobiology ...

Jupiter may have been hit by a massive proto-planet long ago, Astronomy.com - Thu 15 Aug 19

An ancient planet, 10 times bigger than Earth, may have crashed into Jupiter

Gizmag - Thu 15 Aug 19

Jupiter is a gigantic ball of churning gas clouds, and that makes it hard to see what's in the middle. It's believed to be a relatively small, rocky core, but data from the Juno probe ...

A massive collision may have made Jupiter's core so weird

Newscientist - Wed 14 Aug 19

A few years ago we learned Jupiter’s core is much messier than expected. Now simulations suggest a huge collision with a planetary embryo could explain why

Young Jupiter was smacked head-on by massive newborn planet

Phys.org - Wed 14 Aug 19

A colossal, head-on collision between Jupiter and a still-forming planet in the early solar system, about 4.5 billion years ago, could explain surprising readings from NASA's Juno spacecraft, ...

Young Jupiter was smacked head-on by massive newborn planet, ScienceDaily - Thu 15 Aug 19
Young Jupiter was smacked head-on by massive newborn planet, Eurekalert - Thu 15 Aug 19
Young Jupiter Was Smacked Head-On by Massive Newborn Planet, SpaceDaily - Thu 15 Aug 19

The formation of Jupiter’s diluted core by a giant impact

Nature News - Wed 14 Aug 19

Nature, Published online: 14 August 2019; doi:10.1038/s41586-019-1470-2An energetic head-on collision between a large impactor and the proto-Jupiter with a primordial compact ...

Signs that Jupiter was mixed by a giant impact

Nature News - Wed 14 Aug 19

Nature, Published online: 14 August 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-02401-1Simulations suggest that Jupiter’s dilute core might be the result of a collision between the planet ...

A planetary body may have smashed into Jupiter, creating its weird core

ScienceNews - Wed 14 Aug 19

A planetary body smashing into Jupiter may have jostled the gas giant’s insides during its formative years, creating the strange interior seen today.

Jupiter collided with still-forming planet 4.5B years ago: 'One-in-a-trillion probability'

FOXNews - Fri 16 Aug 19

The largest planet in the solar system, Jupiter, may have had a massive collision with a "still-forming planet" approximately 4.5 billion years ago, according to a new study.

A Baby Planet Might Have Smashed Right Into Young Jupiter

Gizmodo - Thu 15 Aug 19

Jupiter’s core seems off, astronomers think, in a way explainable by an ancient collision with another enormous body, perhaps one 10 times the mass of Earth.Read more...

Planet 10 times Earth's mass may have smacked Jupiter long ago

Reuters - Thu 15 Aug 19

Jupiter, the solar system's largest planet, may have been smacked head-on by an embryonic planet 10 times Earth's mass not long after being formed, a monumental crash with apparent lasting effects ...

Planet 10 times Earth’s mass may have smacked Jupiter long ago, The Hindu - Sat 17 Aug 19

Jupiter’s Core May Have Been Shattered By a Massive Protoplanet Impact

Extremetech - Thu 15 Aug 19

Jupiter high-resolution: Hubble’s WFC3 allows scientists to snap photos of distant objects with unprecedented detail, but things in our own backyard look nicer, ...

Jupiter collided with another planet and ABSORBED it 4.5 billion years ago

Daily Mail - Thu 15 Aug 19

The team, assembled from across Japan, China, Switzerland and the U.S., determined that a dramatic impact shattered the planet's primordial compact core. 

Jupiter once absorbed a whole planet, new data suggests

ZME Science - Thu 15 Aug 19

What doesn't kill you makes you bigger and gassier.

Jupiter may have been smashed by head-on collision with massive young planet - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Wed 14 Aug 19

An ancient impact with a planetary embryo changed the core of the gas giant forever.

Study: Young Jupiter Was Hit Head-On By Giant Newborn Planet

Geek.com - Wed 14 Aug 19

According to a study, Jupiter's core might still be thrown off from a collision that took place about 4.5 billion years ago. This artist's impression shows a collision ...

Jupiter may have had a head-on collision with a massive protoplanet

Ars Technica - Wed 14 Aug 19

Explains the odd distribution of material found by the Juno orbiter.

Jupiter may have been forever changed by a head-on collision with a 'planetary embryo' - CNET

CNET - Wed 14 Aug 19

An ancient impact could explain the weird core of the gas giant.

Jupiter's Strange Core May Have Been Forged by a Colossal Head-On Crash

SPACE.com - Wed 14 Aug 19

Jupiter's dilute core could have been formed by a head-on collision 4.5 billion years ago, one new study suggests.

Jupiter's Gravitational Mystery May Have Been Caused By Collision With Another Planet

Science 2.0 - Wed 14 Aug 19

The Juno mission, designed to help scientists better understand Jupiter's origin and evolution, was launched in 2011 to map its gravitational and magnetic fields and probe the planet's deep, ...