Free-floating planets may be born free; 200 billion starless planets roam Milky Way

In previous research endeavors, astronomers calculated that as many as 200 billion free-floating planets exist in the Milky Way galaxy.

Free-floating planets may be born free; 200 billion starless planets roam Milky Way

Science Recorder | Jonathan Marker | Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Following analysis of new observations made by a team of Swedish and Finnish astronomers with telescopes from Chalmers University of Technology, the researchers discovered that tiny, dark, and round clouds in space are ideal incubators for planet formation... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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