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Distant World Gives Clues On Planets


Studies of weather on a distant world – where it rains molten iron – could aid our understanding other solar systems.

Edinburgh researchers have helped map the surface of a brown dwarf – an object larger than a planet and smaller than a star – for the first time.

Scientists say the methods used in their study could eventually be applied to examine small, cool planets in other solar systems.

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