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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.

X-Ray Factory Revealed in the Center of Our Galaxy (8 January 2014)

The Origin of Flowers: DNA Study Provides Insight into the Evolution of Food Crops and Other Flowering Plants (19 December 2013)

Brain Repair after Injury and Alzheimer's Disease: In vivo reprogramming of reactive glial cells into functional neurons (19 December 2013)

DNA of Storied Plant Provides Insight into the Evolution of Flowering Plants, Study Finds (19 December 2013)

Marine Biologists Unmask Species Diversity in Coral Reefs (12 December 2013)

Litvin Publishes Electronic Resource Book in Crystallography (10 December 2013)

Andrew Hanlon to Represent Penn State’s Eberly College of Science as Student Marshal at Fall Commencement 2013 (5 December 2013)

A Blast from Its Past Dates the Youngest Neutron-Star Binary (4 December 2013)

Ultra-Bright Gamma-Ray Burst Shakes Up Theories of Light Production in the Most Powerful Explosions (25 November 2013)

New Tool Developed for Profiling Critical Regulatory Structures of RNA Molecules (24 November 2013)

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