Ka Chun talks about the recent announcement of the discovery of the exoplanet 51 Eridani b by the Gemini Planet Imager. This exoplanet, which is 100 light-years away, shares many of the characteristics of an early Jupiter and could help scientists understand how the solar system formed.
Links to Ka Chun's stories:
Astronomers Glimpse a Young Jupiter, 51 Eridani b
Astronomers discover 'young Jupiter' exoplanet
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