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Black hole blasts may transform ‘mini-Neptunes’ into rocky worlds

February 28, 2018

BHI Director, Avi Loeb and Collaborator, John Forbes are featured in the Harvard Gazette highlighting a collaboration with Howard Chen from Northwestern University on research predicting that Neptune-like planets located near the center of the Milky Way were transformed into rocky planets by outbursts generated by the nearby supermassive black hole.

 

February 27, 2018

Link: https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2018/02...

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