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The Hottest Planet Ever

NASA is launching a mission to send a probe into the sun, and it’s the first to be named after a living scientist! Astronomers have found another hot topic, and it’s the hottest planet we’ve ever seen at 4300°C!

Hosted by: Hank Green
Thumbnail Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

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Sources:

https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2017/nasa-renames-solar-probe-mission-to-honor-pioneering-physicist-eugene-parker
https://www.nasa.gov/solarprobe
http://www.space.com/22215-solar-wind.html
https://www.nature.com/doifinder/10.1038/nature22392
http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/06/exoplanet-hotter-most-stars

Images:

http://solarprobe.jhuapl.edu/Multimedia/Images.php
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Magnificent_CME_Erupts_on_the_Sun_-_August_31.jpg
http://solarprobe.jhuapl.edu/The-Mission/images/16-00815_MissionDesign.png
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sun_poster.svg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:HST-SM4.jpeg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:James_Webb_Space_Telescope_2009_top.jpg
https://sunearthday.gsfc.nasa.gov/2008/multimedia/gal_001.php

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