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Solved: Mysteries of a Nearby Planetary System's Dynamics

22 April 2014 — Mysteries of one of the most fascinating nearby planetary systems now have been solved, report authors of a scientific paper to be published by the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society in its early online edition on 22 April 2014. The study, which presents the first viable model for the planetary system orbiting one the first stars discovered to have planets -- the star named 55 Cancri -- was led by Penn State University graduate student Benjamin Nelson in collaboration with faculty at the Center for Exoplanets and Habitable Worlds at Penn State and five astronomers at other institutions in the United States and Germany.

Water is Detected in a Planet Outside Our Solar System (24 February 2014)

A Key Regulatory Protein Is Discovered To Be Essential for Malaria Parasite Transmission to Mosquitos (23 February 2014)

"Combating malaria: New Approaches to an Ancient Problem" is a Free Public Lecture on 22 February 2014 (21 February 2014)

Will the 18th President of Penn State Be Named on Monday? (16 February 2014)

Asteroid Named for Two Penn State Students (14 February 2014)

"Protecting the Earth from Killer Asteroids" is a Free Public Lecture on 15 February 2014 (12 February 2014)

Nanomotors Are Controlled, for the First Time, Inside Living Cells (10 February 2014)

Taking a Scientific Approach to Science Education (Event Date: 11 February 2014) (HUB Auditorium , from 11 February 2014 04:00 PM to 11 February 2014 05:00 PM)

"Hot Chocolate: Helping the Cacao Plant Adapt to Climate Change" A free public lecture with chocolate provided on 8 February 2014 (5 February 2014)

"Engineering SuperMicrobes to Save Us" is a Free Public Lecture on 1 February 2014 (1 February 2014)

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