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JuMBOS, Jupiter Mass Binary Objects

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Astronomers have spotted nearly 150 objects far out in space that are too small to be called stars, but they can’t be called planets, because they don’t orbit a star. They’re about the size of Jupiter, but given what we know about astrophysics, these bodies simply shouldn’t exist. Scientists have dubbed these mystery items JuMBOS, or Jupiter Mass Binary Objects. This is part of a complete episode.

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