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Newborn giant planet found orbiting an infant sun

The discovery of a giant planet known as a hot Jupiter orbiting an infant sun represents a major step forward in understanding how planetary systems form and evolve, says an international team of astronomers including some from York University. It demonstrates for the first time that such bodies can be generated at very early stages […]

Astronomer Paul Delaney appointed University Professor

Paul Delaney, senior lecturer in the Department of Physics & Astronomy in the Faculty of Science and the director of the Division of Natural Science in the Faculty of Science, will be awarded a 2016 University Professorship for his scholarship, teaching and participation in University life and contribution to the University as a community. Delaney […]