Godzilla of Earths

  1. Greg Bernhardt

    Staff: Admin

    'Godzilla of Earths': Alien Planet 17 Times Heavier Than Our World Discovered

    http://www.space.com/26085-godzilla-mega-earth-kepler-10c-aas224.html
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Drakkith

    Staff: Mentor

    Whew... it's quite a monster, isn't it?
     
  4. yeesh that is a big one thanks for posting it
     
  5. So, it is the same order of magnitude as the rocky core thought to lie at the heart of gas giants. Might this be a failed gas giant whose core formed after gas was swept from the system at the T-Tauri stage of development?
     
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