Scientist looks to AI, lensing to find masses of free-floating planets
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Scientist looks to AI, lensing to find masses of free-floating planets

This illustration shows a Jupiter-like, solitary planet floating in space alone without any parent stars. Scientists from CLEoPATRA hope to increase
Cold planets exist throughout the galaxy, even in the galactic bulge
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Cold planets exist throughout the galaxy, even in the galactic bulge

Artist's conception of the distribution of cold planets throughout the Milky Way. The Kepler transit field field is represented by the cyan cone. The
Kepler telescope glimpses population of free-floating planets
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Kepler telescope glimpses population of free-floating planets

Tantalising evidence has been found for a mysterious "free-floating", or unbound, population of planets. Four new discoveries, which are consistent
Kepler telescope glimpses population of free-floating planets
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Kepler telescope glimpses population of free-floating planets

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 public domain Tantalizing evidence has been found for a mysterious group of "free-floating", or unbound, planets. Four new