Talk:Kepler-36

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Additional info[edit]

Editors can find additional info in this Alaska Dispatch article. Razvan Socol (talk) 04:34, 23 June 2012 (UTC)

The paper seems anything but unimportant. It describes two planets circling Kepler-36 in very proximate orbits, and quite close to the star. However, unlike planets around the Sun, where the rocky planets are close in and the gas planets further out, one of the Kepler-36 planets is rocky, and the other gaseous. This violates at least one theory of how planets find their ultimate orbits, and suggests that the theoreticians and modellers will have a field day interpreting these data.

The two separate articles on the planets are redundant with the main article, which cites the definitive paper. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 140.226.169.99 (talk) 21:07, 16 August 2012 (UTC)