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Scientists discover at least 70 rogue planets wandering the universe, all alone
25/12/2021 03:45 PM | Click to read full article
Between solar systems and black holes are vast regions of darkness. Deep within one of those void-like pockets, scientists recently discovered at least 70 rogue planets, traversing the cosmos all alone.
Each is about the mass of Jupiter, and they're located around the Upper Scorpius and Ophiuchus constellations, a star-forming area relatively near our sun. They don't orbit a star of their own.