Exoplanet guardians, quasar jets, and a globular cluster

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By Pamela Gay, Dr. Pamela Gay, and Annie Wilson. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Today we look at three astronomical stories! First, simulations show that rocky Super-Earth sized exoplanets have a Jupiter-sized guardian. Then a study of over 700 quasars shows they form because of… magnetic fields, of course! And finally, spare observation time leads to the discovery of a metal-poor globular cluster near the Andromeda Galaxy.

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